Pair of area teenagers arrested after search of home in Lansing

Anthony Gagner ...

Friday, October 13 at 5:44 p.m., the Lansing/New Albin Police Department responded to 1916 Blue Heron Lane in Lansing in an attempt to serve an arrest warrant. When contact was made with the occupants inside, officers noticed a heavy odor of marijuana about the residence. After being granted consent to search the residence by the homeowner, officers recovered several items of drug paraphernalia and illegal narcotics. As a result of the search, two area teenagers were arrested.

Katelyn R. Creger, age 18, of Stoddard, WI was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Anthony J. Gagner, age 18, of Lansing was charged with Interference with Official Acts.

According to a police report issued in the matter, the investigation is ongoing and other arrests and criminal charges are likely to be filed in this case. The Lansing/New Albin Police Department was assisted by the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office. A criminal charge is merely an accusation and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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