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3rd Man Sentenced In Peshtigo Drug Bust
Issue Date: July 10, 2013
Deron Terrill Crittenden, 24, Milwaukee, was sentenced July 1 to five years in prison plus two years extended supervision on a felony charge of possession of narcotic drugs, as party to a crime second and subsequent offense. He pled guilty. The sentence is to be served consecutively to any other sentence he is currently serving. He had originally been charged with possession with intent to deliver between 10 to 50 grams of heroin.
Marinette County Circuit Court Judge David Miron also ordered he pay court assessments of $1,765.60, have no contact with the other three defendants, submit to random urinalysis and breathalyzer screens and complete the Cognitive Intervention program.
Crittenden has been in custody since his Sept. 26 arrest in the City of Peshtigo along with three other males, two who have already been sentenced. He had been held under a $100,000 cash bond.
Also arrested was Davonte Tyrece Amos, 20, Milwaukee, who will be sentenced July 11 on a felony charge of possession with intent to deliver less than three grams of heroin as party to a crime
He has been in custody since Sept. 26 when he was unable to post a $100,000 cash bond. At the July 11 sentencing he will also be arraigned on a felony charge of battery to a prisoner.
Previously sentenced were Gary Lee Rietz, 46, 181 Chicago Court #307, Peshtigo, and Mark Russell Christophersen, 23, formerly of Menominee, Mich.
Rietz was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison and five years of extended supervision. Christophersen was sentenced Feb. 28 to three years in prison and four years of extended supervision.
According to court records, the four were arrested Sept. 26 as part of a drug investigation by the Northeast Tri-County Drug Enforcement Groups assisted by the Peshtigo Police Department, Marinette Police Department and sheriff departments from Marinette County and Menominee, Mich. The four were arrested in the apartment of Rietz.