5/18/2019 Talis Shelbourne Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   Share to Facebook  Share on Google+  

Over eight pounds of marijuana found in Racine man's home

Over eight pounds of marijuana found in Racine man's homeRacine County deputies estimate that more than $40,000 worth of marijuana was found in the home of Goran Ivicof Caledonia, who faces several drug charges. After executing a search warrant at the home in the 4700 block of Douglas Avenue, deputies found 8.3 pounds of marijuana, 499 THC vape cartridges, a digital scale, other drug paraphernalia and a Quest card, according to a Racine County Sheriff's Officenews release.Goran Ivic (Photo: Racine County Sheriff)Ivic, 38, was a convicted felon in New Hampshire, according to Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling, who expressed anger that Ivic was using food stamps during his alleged illegal activity."It should anger all of us that Goran Ivic, a convicted felon, is a recipient of the taxpayer funded 'FoodShare Wisconsin'program also known as 'Quest,' was busy selling thousands of dollars worth of illegal drugs to the very community who financially supports and feeds him," Schmaling said in a statement.The Sheriff's Office has referred the case to the Racine County district attorney and isrecommending Ivic be charged with possession of THC with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia andkeeper of a drug house. He is being held on $60,500 bail, according to jail documents.Contact Talis Shelbourne at (414) 223-5261 or tshelbourn@jrn.com. Follow her on Twitter at @talisseerand Facebook at @talisseer.Our subscribers make this coverage possible. Please consider supporting local journalism by subscribing to the Journal Sentinel at jsonline.com/deal.Top Headlines: Wisconsin women lag far behind men in state and local politics Wisconsin to take in $753 million more in revenue

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