Metro Drug Unit arrest suspect having marijuana shipped to him from California

RCSOOn June 2nd, 2015 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Agents from the Racine County Metro Drug Unit served a search warrant at 518 College Avenue, in the city of Racine. The investigation and subsequent search of the residence revealed that the suspect was using a shipping company to have marijuana sent to him from California. Metro Drug Unit Agents are learning that the practice of having marijuana shipped to the area from states that have legalized marijuana law is becoming more and more prevalent. During the search of the residence, Metro Agents located approximately four pounds of marijuana, drug packaging paraphernalia, a scale and U.S. currency. The street value of this high grade marijuana is approximately $20,000.

The suspect, Ricardo Garcia-Vasquez, age 25, was arrested and is being held at the Racine County Jail.


• Possession of Marijuana (THC) with intent to deliver
• Keeper of a drug place
• Possession of drug paraphernalia