WHO Involved: Joseph R. Fendler, 32, of Reedsburg
Kendall A. Preuss, 28, of Jefferson
Keisha M. Vasquez, 33, of New Lisbon
WHERE Incident Happened: US Highway 14 at Simpson Implement
What happened: On 10/16/2022 at 5:39pm, a traffic stop was conducted on US HWY 14 near Simpson’s Implement. During the investigation, deputies learned that all 3 occupants had Revoked driver’s license. Kendall Preuss was arrested for Operating a Motor vehicle after Revocation. Deputies requested the Richland Center Police Department K9, Teddy, who was deployed and alerted to the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle by Deputies and the Richland Center Police Department 202.3 grams(0.45 lbs) of a white crystalline substance was located in 6 different baggies that later tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine. Also located was one digital scale, multiple smoking devices, multiple small baggies, approximately $688.00 in cash, and a baggie of 11 suspected Oxycodone pills. Joseph is also out on one misdemeanor bond through Sauk County. Keisha is out on one misdemeanor bond through Juneau County and one through Sauk County. Kendall is out on one felony bond through Columbia County and one through Marquette County. Keisha and Joseph are on active Probation through the State of Wisconsin for similar charges. Keisha was arrested for Misdemeanor Bail Jumping and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Joseph was arrested for Possession w/ Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine >50g, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession Schedule II Narcotic and Misdemeanor Bail Jumping. Kendall was arrested for Felony Bail Jumping, Operate Motor vehicle after Revocation, Possession Drug Paraphernalia, Obstructing an Officer, and Possession w/ Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine 10-50g. After Kendall was removed from a squad car a digital scale with a crystalline residue was located on the floor.
Arrest or Charges: Misdemeanor & Felony Bail Jumping, Obstructing Police, Operate Motor vehicle after Revocation, Possession w/ Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine 10-50 g, Possession w/ Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine >50 g, Possession of Schedule II Narcotic, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Other Agencies Involved: Richland Center Police Department