Lyndon Station Couple Charged with Receiving Meth Through Mail

Jun 12 2020

PORTAGE, Wis. - A couple from Lyndon Station, Wis. have been arrested and charged with attempted possession of methamphetamine after receiving methamphetamine through the mail.


On June 4, 2020, the U.S. Postal Inspector reported to local and state investigators that a parcel containing 24 grams of methamphetamine had been received by the post office. The complaint alleges that the defendants, Benjamin A. Zarate and Christina A. Perez, contacted the Wisconsin Dells post office multiple times inquiring about the parcel. After the defendants came to the Wisconsin Dells post office and retrieved the package, law enforcement arrested them and they were booked into the Columbia County Jail.


As in any criminal proceeding, Zarate and Perez is presumed innocent until proven guilty.


Booking photos and criminal complaints are attached.


This investigation is led by Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation, with assistance from the U.S. Postal Inspector, Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, and Wisconsin Dells Police Department.


Benjamin A. Zarate
Christina A. Perez