Two women and a man are charged with drug offenses after a person died of an overdose in Racine on November 23rd.
Christine Gilbertson, 37 of Racine has been charged with Manufacture/Deliver Cocaine (<=1g),Possess w/Intent-Cocaine (<=1g).
Rachel Riley, 28 of Milwaukee faces two counts of Manufacture/Deliver Cocaine (<=1g)
Roger Lee 24, of Milwaukee is charged with two counts of Manufacture/Deliver Cocaine (<=1g), and two counts of Bail Jumping-Misdemeanor. All three are being held on $25,000 bond each. Their preliminary hearings are scheduled for December 10, 2015.
According to the criminal complaint, on November 23, 2015, officers with the Racine Police Department responded to a call on Racine’s northside for a deceased person. The apparent cause of death was a drug overdose . Investigators with RAPD examined the patients cell phone and discovered text messages that he had met with Christine Gilbertson on November 22, 2105, later in the evening text messages showed them discussing the crack cocaine and a possible additional deal which never transpired.
Investigator’s had the victims cell phone and began texting Gilbertson, asking for additional quantities of cocaine. Gilbertson told investigators that it would be awhile but would contact her dealer, later identified as Robert Lee. On November 26th, Gilbertson texted the phone saying she was on her way, when she arrived at the location she was taken into custody and 1 gram of cocaine was recovered from her.
Police conducting surveillance of the location, observed a truck which was pulled over a short distance from the location. The two in the vehicle were identified as Roger Lee and Rachel Riley. Police recovered, $1720 from Riley and $505 from Lee.
According to the complaint, Gilbertson identified the victim through photographs as the party she had sold crack cocaine to on November 22, 2015. Gilbertson stated to police that she got the crack cocaine from Lee and then returned with the money, also noted in the reports the female drive identified as Riley, was aware of the purpose of going to the location to accomplish the delivery of drugs.