DA's Office Seeking Public Assistance on Alleged Meth Dealers, ONALASKA, December 17, 2014 - An ongoing investigation by Polk County Criminal District Attorney investigators resulted in the arrest of two individuals in the Yaupon Cove Subdivision Tuesday morning, December 16, 2014.
According to tips, Juana Barnett, age 60, of Onalaska was involved in the illegal use and possible distribution of narcotics from her residence located in Yaupon Cove.
In addition tips were also received which indicated Barnett, who was employed as the manager of a local bail bonding company, had been issuing bonds in exchange for property which Barnett was storing at her residence in Yaupon Cove.
On the morning of December 16, 2014, Criminal District Attorney’s Office investigators and Polk County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division detectives executed a search warrant at Barnett’s residence.
During the search of the residence, investigators located methamphetamine and prescription medication not prescribed to Barnett.
In addition, property belonging to individuals on bond was located at the residence.
Juana Barnett and her husband, Bradley Barnett, 39, of Onalaska were both arrested and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine). Juana Barnett was additionally charged with Possession of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 3 for the prescription medication, and issued a citation by Polk County Environmental Officer Darryl Oats for environmental violations.
According to Polk County Criminal District Attorney Lee Hon, the investigation is ongoing and more arrests could be made in connection with the matter.
Hon asked that anyone who may have provided property to Juana Barnett, manager of AA EZ Bail Bonds, or who might have information which would aid investigators in this case to contact D.A. Investigator Christopher Lima at (936) 327-6868.
Juana L. Barnett, 60, of Onalaska
Bradley Barnett, 39, of Onalaska
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