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Arrests Made After Warrant Served, Guns, Drugs & Money Recovered

On February 21st, at approximately 6:00am, agents from the Racine County Metro Drug Unit, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T and K-9 officer executed a search warrant at 1232 Cherry Street in the city of Racine.

Information had been developed that the suspects at this residence were involved in the sale of cocaine and marijuana.   Located during the search of the residence was 8.6 grams of cocaine, 733.9 grams of marijuana, various pill type medications, drug paraphernalia, a loaded handgun, a shotgun, numerous cell phones and US currency.  There was also another family with three young children residing in the residence. The Racine County Human Services Department(HSD) was contacted and responded to the residence under the drug endangered children protocol.

Arrested were:

Quinton Smith, 39- year old resident of Racine County

Sheldon Higgenbottom, 37-year-old resident of Racine County

Both were transported to the Racine County Jail for the following charges:

Quinton Smith

  • Possession of cocaine with intent to deliver
  • Possession of marijuana with intent to deliver
  • Repeat drug offender
  • Keeper of a drug place
  • Possession of a firearm by felon
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • 2ND degree reckless endangering safety (ref kids in the residence)
  • On Federal Probation drug charges

Sheldon Higgenbottom

  • Possession of cocaine with intent to deliver (PTAC)
  • Possession of marijuana with intent to deliver(PTAC)
  • Probation violation warrant