Richland Center Police Chief Lucas Clements would like to pass on a press release from the United States Department of Justice, involving the indictment of a Richland Center resident for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to deliver.
MADISON, WIS. — A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictment. You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Joshua Clarke, 31, Richland Center, Wisconsin, is charged with possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. The indictment alleges that he possessed the methamphetamine on November 11, 2018.
Link to initial press release https://ci.richland-center.wi.us/traffic-stop-ends-in-arrests/
If convicted, Clarke faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Richland Center Police Department, Richland County Sheriff’s Office, Richland County District Attorney’s Office, and Drug Enforcement Administration. The prosecution of this case is being handled by Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Chadwick Elgersma.