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MOUNT PLEASANT, WI – Two Kenosha men face drug charges after officers found marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, and prescription drugs in their car during a traffic stop.

Jacob Fox, 20, and Travis Tornes, 22, were stopped for speeding by an officer with the Mount Pleasant Police Department at 8:54 p.m. Monday. Tornes, the driver, was speeding at 67 mph in a 35 mph zone on South Drive near Highway 31. During the traffic stop, the officer smelled marijuana coming from the car.

Officers found a bag, which belonged to Tornes. It contained 66 oxycodone pills, 34 Alprazolam pills, 3.5g cocaine, 28 MDMA (Ecstasy/Molly) pills, 6.5g of marijuana and he had $4000 in cash.

Tornes is being held at the Racine County Jail on the following charges: possession with intent to deliver narcotics, possession with intent to deliver non-narcotic drugs, possession with intent to deliver of cocaine, possession with intent to deliver MDMA, possession with intent to deliver THC, and a probation hold.

Another bag, which belonged to Fox, was found in the trunk of the car. It contained 29 grams of marijuana. Fox was arrested for possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and a speeding citation.

The incident is still under investigation. All charges have been referred to the Racine County District Attorney’s Office.

This Incident remains under Investigation by the Mount Pleasant Police Department and all charges have been referred to the Racine County District Attorney’s Office.


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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.