Racine man charged with selling crack cocaine and pills


James Harris-RCJ

James Harris-RCJ

James E Harris, 55 of Racine has been charged with two counts of Manufacture/Deliver Non-Narcotics, two counts of Manufacture/Deliver Cocaine (1-5g), Possess w/Intent-Cocaine (>1-5g), Possession of THC (2nd+ Offense), Possess Drug Paraphernalia,
Possess w/ Intent/Deliver Non-Narcotics, Maintain Drug Trafficking Place. He was given a $10,000 cash bond after making his initial appearance in Racine Circuit Court, Monday afternoon. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 9, 2016.

According to the criminal complaint Racine Police made three controlled purchases of pills and cocaine from the defendant during the period of February 19- February 23rd. Adderall and substances which tested positive for cocaine were purchased.

On February 26, 2016 the Racine Police Department Special Investigations Unit executed a search warrant in the 4500 block of Byrd Ave. Officers found the defendant and two relatives in the residence. When they searched the defendants room the recovered, twenty Adderall pills with no prescription, a small baggie of marijuana weighing .6 grams, a crack pipe, a cell phone with numerous text messages relating to the sales of illegal narcotics and $600 in US currency. The defendant also turned over 4 baggies of crack cocaine that he had allegedly stashed between his buttocks. When investigators spoke to him he stated that the pills and cocaine were for his personal use.