Jury trial set for Arbor Vitae man
charged in pot-growing operation
A jury trial for a 40-year-old Arbor Vitae man charged with maintaining a drug trafficking place and possession with intent to deliver marijuana has been scheduled for Oct. 2-3 in Vilas County Circuit Court.
Kevin A. Shumake was the leasee of a residence at 1399 South Farming Road in Arbor Vitae where law enforcement officers found a large marijuana growing operation during the execution of a search warrant Feb. 6.
According to the complaint, Shumake was allegedly involved in growing and selling marijuana from April 15, 2011, to Feb. 7, 2012. Officers found more than 60 live marijuana plants and 40 to 60 marijuana root bulbs in the residence.
Ramon D. Pineiro, 36, of Goldbar, and James J.