A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin has charged Brian K. Dennis, 50, of Spooner with possessing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. The indictment alleges that he possessed the methamphetamine on May 29.
If convicted, Dennis faces a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years and a maximum of life in federal prison.
The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Barron and Sawyer county sheriff's offices and the Drug Enforcement Administration. First Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy M. O’Shea is handling the prosecution.