A Racine man is facing drug charges after the SWAT team found individually wrapped bags of cocaine and money in his home, according to a criminal complaint by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office.

Dean Berget, 47, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with possession with intent to deliver cocaine and maintaining a drug trafficking place.

If convicted, Berget faces up to 43 1/2 years in prison and/or fined up to $110,000.

According to the criminal complaint, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team executed a search warrant 5:31 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 14 at Berget’s residence at 2434 Thor Avenue. Berget has two children, but they were at their mother’s home at the time. Officers found 63 individually wrapped bags of cocaine in Berget’s home that totaled almost 80 grams, and almost $1,500 in cash.

Berget used to be a carpet layer, but couldn’t remember the last time he had worked. He sold cocaine as his main source of income.

 

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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.

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