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After being caught with more than five grams of cocaine, a Racine man’s home was searched by police Wednesday and that turned up more cocaine and marijuana.

Joseph M. Miller III, was pulled over after failing to stop at a stop sign on Yout Street. He was under surveillance by Racine Police after they were made aware that drug sales were taking place at his residence on within the 1900 block of Charles Street.

The officer that pulled Miller over located 5.9 grams, packaged in two separate bags located on him. Because of the quantity and the packaging, the officer obtained a search warrant for Miller’s house.

At the house, more than 1 and ½ ounces of marijuana in several individually packaged baggies was found, as well as 5.4 grams of cocaine and four hydrocodone pills.

Miller is charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana, cocaine, and narcotics, and maintaining a drug trafficking place. If convicted of all charges, he faces up to 37 years in prison and/or fines of up to $120,000.

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