Sheboygan sisters face felony drug trafficking charges

Ariel Koepke

Ariel Koepke

SHEBOYGAN — Two Sheboygan sisters face felony drug trafficking charges.

25 year old Ariel Koepke and 21 year old Autumn Koepke, both reside at 1707 Niagara Avenue in Sheboygan, were felony possession with intent to deliver THC, felony maintaining a drug trafficking place and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ariel’s one-year-old daughter was also living inside the home at the time.

Autumn Koepke

Autumn Koepke

According to the criminal complaint filed Monday in Sheboygan County Court, when Sheboygan Police were executing a search warrant of the Koepke residence, officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana emanating throughout the house. Officers found, in the kitchen, a number of cabinetry drawers, both having the identifiers of Ariel and Autumn Koepke.

In the drawers, officers found a drug ledger. It was a white envelope with the names and dollar amounts on the reverse side. The front of the white envelope read Sav $20; Joey $280; Dustin $200, $240, $175, $125; B $600; A $460; K $220. On the reverse side it said Dustin $160; $Joey 40.

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All of these are consistent with names and dollar amounts of people who were provided drugs. Also located in the drawer were three individual clear plastic bags containing a green leafy substance consistent with marijuana. The three bags were placed neatly in the drawer, one was directly next to the other, which was directly next to the next one.

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The first bag was a clear Ziploc bag containing a green leafy substance consistent with marijuana. It was weighed and weighed 20.1 grams. The next bag was a clear plastic bag with a green leafy substance consistent with that of marijuana, it weighed 24.0 grams. Directly next to that was a clear plastic sandwich bag with a green leafy substance consistent with that of marijuana. It weighed 6.1 grams.

Both sisters face just over seven years in prison if convicted of all charges. Both are expected back in court for their preliminary hearings on Thursday, February 22nd.

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