On November 12th, 2019, the Richland-Iowa-Grant Drug Task Force & Richland County Special Response Team (SRT) executed a search warrant in the Village of Gotham at 28875 McNurlin St. The search warrant is a result of an ongoing investigation by the Richland-Iowa-Grant Drug Task force, spanning almost two months. A male and female were located inside the residence during the search and taken into custody for numerous drug related charges. A subsequent search of the location lead to the discovery of methamphetamine, marijuana, U.S. Currency, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia- including smoking devices, plastic baggies, syringes, a digital scale, cotton filters, and Naloxone. This search warrant marks the second time in six months that this particular address has been searched on the suspicion of a drug trafficking place. The case is ongoing and charges are being forwarded to the Richland County District Attorney.
Date of Incident: 11/12/2019
Who Involved: William Giddings, 60, of Gotham, WI & Jade Vonbehren, 26 of Lone Rock, WI
Other Agencies Involved: Richland Center Police Department, Richland-Iowa-Grant Drug Task Force, Richland County Special Response Team, Lone Rock EMS
Arrest or Charges: William Giddings- Delivery of Methamphetamine (3 counts),Maintaining a Drug Trafficking Place, Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Felony Bail Jumping (12 counts) | Jade Vonbehren- Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia