Complaints Filed Against 11 People for Conspiring to Deliver over 500 grams of Methamphetamine

According to a Walworth County Sheriff’s Office press release, on Monday, April 18 the Walworth County District Attorney’s Office filed criminal complaints against 11 individuals for

Conspiring to Deliver over 500 grams of Methamphetamine. The conspiracy timeframe lasted for about 11 months, ending in August of 2021.


The suspects involved in this case include:

Kenneth W. Chadwick, age 54 (Phoenix, AZ)

Krystal D. Gehrke, age 36 (Racine, WI)

Shauna M. Gonzalez Garza, age 35 (Burlington, WI)

Jillian R. Leighton, age 38 (Burlington, WI)

Michelle A. Lyons, age 43 (Lake Geneva, WI)

Sean M. Mason, age 44 (Elkhorn, WI)

Christopher F. McFadden, age 35 (Waterford, WI)

Joshua C. Potter, age 33 (Whitewater, WI)

Thomas D. Schultz, age 33 (Elkhorn, WI)

Frederick M. Taylor, age 46 (Burlington, WI)

Brian N. Tidwell, age 37 (Elkhorn, WI)


The alleged involvement of these individuals ranges from street level dealing to transporting

large amounts of Methamphetamine from Arizona to various locations in Southeastern

Wisconsin, including Walworth County. The investigation involved conducting controlled buys, monitoring calls, writing subpoenas and search warrants, conducting surveillance, and obtaining statements from associates and co-conspirators.


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