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Officers from the Racine County Sheriff’s Department Metro Drug Unit arrested a man on drug trafficking charges Monday after a search of his house turned up many illicit substances.
Christopher K. Gallup, 35, of Racine, sold a gram or less of heroin to a confidential informant used by the drug unit on three separate occasions between Jan. 3 and Jan. 17.
Using this information, police set up a fourth buy between Gallup and the confidential informant for Monday, this time police confronted and arrested him at a gas station on Hwy 20 and Emmertsen Road.
From there, they brought him back to his house where they executed a search warrant turning up .6 grams of heroin, .1 grams of marijuana, .2 grams of cocaine, 4.8 grams of an orange, flaky substance known as DMT or Dimethyltryptamine, 26 capsules of propranolol hydrochloride a heart medication, suboxone, LSD, and 56 pills identified as an anti-psychotic called quetiapine fumarate, a cell phone, a digital scale and drug paraphernalia.
Gallup told officers he is a heroin addict and has been for two years. He sells a couple bags of heroin a day for $20 each.
He’s being held on a $10,000 bond, and is charged with recklessly endangering safety, two counts of manufacture/deliver heroin, possession with intent to deliver heroin, maintaining a drug trafficking place,possession of cocaine, and possession of THC.