MERRILL, WI (WSAU) - Your mother always told you to check your pockets before doing laundry. A couple of Merrill teenagers learned that lesson the hard way.
Two Merrill teens were taken into custody on drug charges Just before 6:00 PM on Wednesday after a man reported finding a baggie containing pills while doing the laundry for a 15 year old Merrill girl. A Deputy was able to identify the pills as a controlled substance. Investigators went to a City of Merrill address and located the suspect along with 17-year-old Cody Cavett.
Both the female juvenile suspect and Cavett admitted possession of several pre-packaged baggies of marijuana along with scales, pipes, and other paraphernalia. The 15 year old female was transported to secure juvenile detention while Cavett was brought to the Lincoln County Jail where he was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana with