Plover Man to Plead Out After Selling Drugs to Undercover
By Brandi Makuski
A Plover man is excepted to plead out this week on several drug-related offenses in Portage Co. Circuit Court.
Kenneth Axelson, 48, face five counts of delivery of schedule I or II narcotics, one count of delivery of schedule II non-narcotics, four counts of maintaining a drug trafficking place and one count of possession with intent to deliver narcotics.
The maximum penalty under state law for all the charges is more than 70 years in prison.
According to the criminal complaint, Axelson sold more than $1,200 worth of amphetamine, oxycodone, adderall, hydromorphone and dilaudid pills to an undercover officer on several occasions at his Shannon Court residence in spring of 2015.
The series of undercover transactions was monitored by other law enforcement who were conducting surveillance. Axelson was arrested last June.
Following the arrest, officers found several more pills in a tool chest in Axelson’s garage, where the transactions took place.
In an interview with police, Axelson admitted to selling the prescription pills for a period of several months, and estimated her made between $700 and $800 a month from selling the controlled substances.
Axelson will appear in Branch III on Mar. 29 at 2 PM.