Drugs found at traffic stop

Kena M. Baird, 40, of Birchwood was arrested during a traffic stop in Sawyer County on March 21. Street value of drugs confiscated from her vehicle totaled $39,000.

Sawyer County deputies were investigating illegal drug activity in the Sawyer County area on Sunday, March, 21. During the course of the investigation, a traffic stop was conducted by deputies on a 2001 Dodge Durango traveling south on County F in the town of Edgewater.  

As a result of the traffic stop, deputies arrested the driver of the vehicle, Kena M. Baird, 40, of Birchwood. 

During a search of the vehicle, deputies located 394 grams of methamphetamine, 3.3 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, 4.1 grams of THC and drug paraphernalia. The street value of the methamphetamine is approximately $39,000.

Baird was arrested for possession with intent to manufacture/deliver methamphetamine, possession of THCm and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

She is currently being held in the Sawyer County Jail on a $50,000 cash bond.

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