Sheriff: Kenosha man had over 200 vials of liquid marijuana

Liquid Marijuana Kenny Rua
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A man is facing drug charges after a deputy found over 200 vials of liquid marijuana in his car during a traffic stop Saturday morning.

Kenny Rua, 22,  of Kenosha, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He also received a number of traffic citations.

According to a press release by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department, a deputy stopped Rua on Interstate 94 and State Highway 11 for speeding and having heavily tinted windows.

During the traffic stop, Sheriff K-9 Friday signaled the presence of illegal drugs in the car. The deputy conducted a search of the car and found 206 vials of liquid marijuana, which has an estimated street value of over $6,000.

The Racine County District Attorney’s Office has not filed charges. We will update this story on Monday.


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