Man convicted of selling large amounts of heroin and fentanyl mix


August 27—EAU CLAIRE—A man from Eau Claire is convicted on November 7 for selling large quantities of heroin and fentanyl and for being in possession of this mix and other drugs.

Terrance J. Wilson, 48, 1828 S. Hastings Way, recently pleaded no contest in Eau Claire County Court for committing narcotics supply offenses, possession of narcotics with intent to supply, possession of heroin with intent to deliver, possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, possession of a firearm by a felon and jumping bail, and an unrelated felony count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

Judge Michael Schumacher ordered a pre-sentence investigation by the State Department of Corrections.

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As part of a plea deal, prosecutors will not request a prison sentence if the pre-trial investigation does not recommend it.

If jail time is recommended, prosecutors will demand no more than 12 years.

According to the indictment:

A West Central Drug Task Force investigator received information in January that Wilson was involved in the sale of heroin and a mixture of heroin and fentanyl.

A confidential informant told the investigator on Jan. 21 that he could buy heroin from Wilson.

In a controlled sale that same day, the informant purchased fentanyl from Wilson in Eau Claire.

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A second controlled purchase of fentanyl between the informant and Wilson occurred on February 18. The drug investigator noted that this transaction took place within 300 yards of Memorial High School.

A third controlled sale was arranged on March 1. Wilson was stopped by police on his way to the meeting place for the controlled sale.

Wilson was searched and two bags were found on his person. They contain heroin, fentanyl and methamphetamine. A used syringe was found in the vehicle and Wilson’s cell phone was seized.

Authorities then executed a search warrant on Wilson’s room at the Evenox Motel.

They found a semiautomatic pistol loaded with eight cartridges, more than $1,400 in cash, fentanyl, heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine and prescription drugs.

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Several drug paraphernalia were also found in the room, including scales, pipes and packaging materials.

At the time of his arrest, Wilson was out on bail for an pending 2020 felony case in Eau Claire County. A condition of his bail forbade him from committing new crimes.

Wilson was prosecuted as a repeat offender. He was convicted of a felony of possession of methamphetamine in May 2017 in Wood County and a felony of cocaine supply in March 2005 in Eau Claire County.


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