NYPD and Department of Homeland Security assist local law enforcement with drug arrest in Peshtigo

PESHTIGO — In conjunction with the New York City Police Department, the Department of Homeland Security, the Marinette and Peshtigo Police Departments, and the Brown County Wisconsin Drug Task Force, the Marinette Sheriff’s Office participated in the execution of federal search and arrest warrants in the city of Peshtigo, Wisconsin on January 22.

41-year-old Tracy Lynn Sheldon and 42-year-old Chad Allen Zeske were arrested on drug trafficking charges. Both subjects were transferred to Brown County to appear in Federal Court on indictments for illegal drug trafficking.

A statement released on behalf of some of the agencies involved stated, “The direct distribution of deadly smokeable synthetic cannabinoids puts our collective communities in harm’s way. This will always be unacceptable to the oath taken by members of law enforcement.

The investigation remains ongoing with the Brown County, New York City, and federal officials.