Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Wisconsin man stands trial on local drug charges

By RICHARD JENKINS

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BESSEMER — The trial of a La Crosse, Wisconsin, man facing three local drug charges got underway in Gogebic County Circuit Court Thursday following jury selection the day before.

Derrick Lee Menara, 43, is standing trial on charges of possessing methamphetamine with intent to deliver, conspiracy to possess meth with the intent to deliver, and maintaining a drug house. Menara is accused of traveling to the area to sell drugs in August 2020.

While here, he is alleged to have evaded law enforcement responding to a report of shoplifting from the Ironw...

 
 
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