Assisted living center workers charged with trafficking opiates in Kewaunee
KEWAUNEE – Two assisted living center workers face criminal charges after police say they were trafficking opiate prescription pain medications in Kewaunee and Door counties.
Lissa Miller, 40, and Melanie McCraken, 43, both of Kewaunee, each faces a charge of delivering narcotics. They were released from jail on $5,000 signature bonds, according to the Kewaunee County Sheriff's Department.
Both women are on leave from their jobs at Emerald Shores Assisted Living, according to the sheriff's department. BAKA Enterprises Inc., which owns and manages the facility, has been cooperating with investigators.
The Door/Kewaunee Drug Task Force, along with Sturgeon Bay and Kewaunee police, searched several locations Tuesday in Kewaunee, including the assisted living facility, according to the sheriff's department.
Contact Nathaniel Shuda at 920-426-6632 or [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter at @onwnshuda or Facebook at facebook.com/onwnshuda.
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