Jeffrey Barr, 30, and Whitney Jensen, 32, were charged Wednesday by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine (2nd offense), possession with intent to deliver or manufacture THC (2nd offense), possession of narcotic drugs, maintaining a drug trafficking place, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
If convicted, they face up to 35 years one month in prison and/or fined up to $55,500.
According to a press release by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department, the Metro Drug Unit and K-9 officer executed a search warrant at 1666 Cleveland Avenue in Racine. The investigation, according to the criminal complaint, was part of an investigation with the Walworth County Drug Enforcement Unit.
While conducting the investigation, they found that Barr and Jensen, who lived in the house, were selling crystal meth. During the search, investigators found 7.7 grams of crystal meth, 186.6 grams of marijuana, 1.7 gramsof a n unknown powder-type substance, several digital scales, drug paraphernalia, a number of cell phones and money.
Barr told investigators that “he wanted to be responsible for his own actions,” that he used meth and he sold it to support his own drug habit. But his drug of choice was cocaine.
Barr did not want to tell authorities where the drugs came from because he didn’t want to get them into trouble. Jensen told investigators she was on parole and used heroin.
Other people living at the house were in possession of the crystal meth Barr and Jensen sold them.