The Fayette County Sheriff has arrested a Southwest Wisconsin man on drug charges, following a traffic stop in St. Lucas.


Just before 5:30pm Thursday (Aug. 20), a Fayette County deputy pulled over a vehicle near the intersection of South Main and East Main Streets in St. Lucas.

Officers searched the vehicle, and found Marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside.

The driver, 32 year old Jesse Allen Irish of Potosi, Wisconsin, was taken into custody on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance-3rd Offense, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Irish was taken to the Fayette County jail and held until his appearance before a magistrate.

The Iowa State Patrol assisted the Fayette County Sheriff.

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