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11 pounds of marijuana, $174,000 seized in Onalaska investigation

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The Onalaska Police Department seized 11 pounds of marijuana and $174,000 as part of an investigation into allegations of child battery.

According to the department, investigators arrested Kevin Humphrey on June 6 on charges of child battery. Upon searching Humphrey, investigators found a number of prescription pills not belonging to him. He was also in possession of more than $1,500 in cash. A vehicle search revealed an additional $12,990 in cash, a pound and a half of marijuana and other prescription drugs.

Investigators then obtained a search warrant for Humphrey's residence where additional drugs and paraphernalia were found. It was then learned he rented a storage unit. When investigators searched the unit, in excess of 8 pounds of marijuana was discovered, additional paraphernalia and $160,000 in cash.

The total amount of money seized during the investigation is $174,000 and the total amount of marijuana is 11 pounds.

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