Four people arrested in methamphetamine bust
On Tuesday, April 15, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, along with members of the Rhinelander Police Department, Northcentral Drug Enforcement Group (NORDEG) and the Wisconsin Department of Justice continued an investigation involving the use, manufacture and delivery of controlled substances, specifically methamphetamine.
Events surrounding this investigation led to the execution of a State Search Warrant and to the arrest of four individuals. Gerry R. Frederick, 38, Thomas E. Franz, 55, Scott J. Dumpprope, 40, and Carrie A Steinmetz, 46, for multiple charges including by not limited to Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Drug Dwelling, Delivery of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of THC and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Several other arrests are anticipated as a result of this investigation.
These arrests are part of an ongoing controlled substance investigation by the Northcentral Drug Enforcement Group (NORDEG) Task Force. Participating agencies in this investigation included the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, the Rhinelander Police Department, the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office.