An arrest leads to a large drug bust.
It was on Wednesday, April 1st just before 7:30 night when Marshfield Police Department attempted a drug interdiction traffic stop on a vehicle at 8th and E Veterans Parkway on a suspect from a previous meth delivery earlier this year.
Upon approach by officers, the vehicle sped off westbound, performing a U-turn at Palmetto and E Veterans and continued eastbound on E Veterans
Pkwy at a high rate of speed in an attempt to elude officers. Officers pursued the individual, who proceeded to throw suspected narcotics out through the driver’s side window onto the roadway and into the median on E Veterans Pkwy.
A chase lead into Portage County where Officers eventually stopped the suspects car. And 32 year old Brandon Wade Alexander Urquhart of Milwaukee was apprehended for fleeing an officer (felony) and recklessly endangering safety (felony) due to driving into opposing traffic on I-39. Officers were able to recover sizable quantities of the substance,
later identified as crystal methamphetamine and crack cocaine, on E Veterans Pkwy in Marshfield.
A search warrant was executed in the 500 blk of N Ash Ave in Marshfield, a residence the defendant occasionally resides at, and additional quantities of crystal methamphetamine were located. Total quantities seized included 27.7 grams of crack cocaine, 125.6 grams of methamphetamine, and .5 grams of heroin all totaling a street value in excess of $20,000.
He is currently being held at Wood County Jail on a $100,000 cash bond.