Superior Man Arrested for Alleged Repeated Sales of Heroin

By KBJR News 1

Superior Man Arrested for Alleged Repeated Sales of Heroin

September 28, 2012 Updated Sep 28, 2012 at 7:13 PM CDT

Superior, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) --- A Superior man has been arrested for allegedly delivering and selling heroin numerous times and is facing several felony charges.

Carvell Nashun Robinson of Superior, WI was arrested for the alleged sale/delivery of heroin. Authorities made this arrest as a result of an investigation conduction the by narcotics investigators from the Superior Police Department and Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Robinson is expected to make his first court appearance Friday afternoon in Douglas County Circuit Court.

According to police, more than three grams of heroin was seized during their investigation into Robinson.

A search warrant that was executed at Robinson's residence as part of the Superior Police's investigation revealed that he was allegedly in possession of two firearms. Both firearms have been seized and Robinson is expected to be charged with Possession of a Firearm, which is considered a felony.

Robinson is also expected to be charged with six counts of the Sale/Delivery of Heroin and one count of Party to a Crime of Sale/Heroin. Each count is considered a felony and carries a maximum penalty of a fine of $25,000 or imprisonment of 12 and a half years, or both if found guilty.

According to officials, Robinson is a convicted felon.

Superior Police say that this is just one example of many narcotics related arrests within the past few months initiated by the narcotics investigators. Police say many arrested have been made on similar charges relating to the sale, delivery, and possession of various controlled substances.

Robinson has a prior conviction for 2nd degree felony drug possession in 2010 in Minnesota.

He was also convicted of selling more than 15 grams of crack and cocaine between 2008 and 2009.

Superior Police say heroin arrests are increasing in Northwestern Wisconsin.

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