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Update: Brillion Police Department releases statement

The following press release was issued to The Brillion News on June 8, 2016 following the June 7, 2016 shut down of Wolfschmidt Street in Brillion. 

On Monday June 6, 2016 an officer from the Chilton Police Department conducted a traffic stop. During the course of the stop items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine were located in the vehicle. The driver was taken into custody and members from the Calumet County Drug task force were called to assist.


ion was developed and a search warrant was obtained for a rental property located on Wolfschmidt Street in Brillion. Due to hazardous chemicals involved members from the Division of Criminal Investigation were called to assist.   On June 7, 2016 a clandestine laboratory for the manufacture of illegal drugs was located on the Brillion property.

Members from the Brillion Police Department, Calumet County Drug task force, Calumet County Sheriff Department, Chilton Police Department, Department of Criminal Investigations, Lake Winnebago Area MEG Unit, Reedsville Police Department, the Brillion Fire Department and Brillion ambulance worked collaboratively on this investigation.

The hazardous materials were removed by Chicago Crime Scene cleanup.   A female subject from the home was taken into custody by the Department of Corrections.   Charges are being forwarded to the Calumet County District Attorney’s office for the male tenant involved.

We would like to thank the owners of the rental property for their cooperation as well as the other tenants and the adjacent neighbors for their patience when asked to leave the area.

Chief Jo Ann Mignon Brillion Police Department

Lieutenant Mark Wiegert Calumet County Sheriff Department

Chief Craig Plehn Chilton Police Department


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