6 arrested for shipping fentanyl from Arizona to Madison through USPS
MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Six people were arrested for their participation in shipping fentanyl from Arizona to Madison through the United Stated Postal Service (USPS), the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) announced Friday, March 24.
“Fentanyl is incredibly dangerous. We’re committed to dismantling the networks that traffic this and other dangerous narcotics and to holding those who sell fentanyl and other dangerous drugs accountable,” said Attorney General Josh Kaul. “Thank you to the many law enforcement officers, including those in DCI, who made these arrests possible.”
Law enforcement arrested the following individuals on Monday, March 20:
- Lloyd McKire-Bennett, 27, Madison, Wis.
- Yoshi Walker, 25, Minneapolis, Minn.
- Dejon Glover, 21, Madison, Wis.
- Christopher Wilson, 46, Madison, Wis.
- Deshawn Davis, 27, Madison, Wis.
- John Maser, 34, Madison, Wis.
All six individuals are facing federal drug trafficking charges. Warrants have been issued for two other individuals in connection to this case.
At the time of the arrest, six firearms were seized, including one modified to be fully automatic.
The investigation was in coordination with DCI, United States Postal Inspection Services, United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Dane County Narcotics Task Force, and the Madison Police Department.
The case will be prosecuted in the Western District of Wisconsin.