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UPDATE: More details on arrest of repeat drug offender

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More details surrounding the arrest of a La Crosse man on drug charges this week. 

Prosecutors formally filed several charges against Raymond Lewis, 37, in La Crosse County Circuit Court Friday. 

He faces charges including Delivery of Methamphetamine, Delivery of Cocaine, and Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin. 

The criminal complaint details how La Crosse Police used an undercover informant to buy cocaine and meth from Lewis' South Avenue home. The complaint said that the informant, when asked by investigators, told them they'd done so approximately 25-30 times in the past two months. 

Police provided buy money for the informant, who then went to the home and bought cocaine and methamphetamine.

Officers then raided the home at 2826 South Avenue Tuesday night. There they found a number of illegal drugs, money, and drug paraphernalia. Police also found a loaded .22 handgun in the home. 

Lewis remains jailed in La Crosse on a $50,000 cash bond. Two other people arrested with Lewis, Christina Joswick and Tiffany Ellenbolt, also remain in the La Crosse County Jail.

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The man arrested Tuesday night on several drug charges made his first court appearance Thursday in La Crosse.

Raymond Lewis, 37, was arrested at a South Avenue home Tuesday night after police executed a search warrant.  Police found two grams of methamphetamine, 34 grams of heroin, and 27 grams of cocaine.  Police also found a .22 handgun and $520 in cash. 

Lewis was released from prison in early March on drug charges and resisting arrest that resulted in an injury to an officer. 

Lewis is held on a $50,000 cash bond and will appear again in court on Friday.

Two other people arrested Tuesday with Lewis, Christina Joswick and Tiffany Ellenbolt, also remain in the La Crosse County Jail according to online records. Joswick is held without bond on several drug charges including Possession with Intent for cocaine and heroin. Ellenbolt is held without bond for a probation violation. 

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