The following people appeared in La Crosse County Circuit Court:
Butch Elrod, 26, of Germantown, Md., was charged Tuesday with possession of narcotics and possession of THC. According to a complaint, Elrod had 0.4 grams of heroin and 14.1 grams of marijuana when the car he was riding in was stopped for speeding Nov. 17 on I-90.
Jamie J. Steele, of 1431 George St., No. 7, was charged Monday with felony retail theft and misdemeanor bail jumping. According to a complaint, Steele took a shopping cart full of electronics, groceries and tools from the Walmart on Mormon Coulee Road on Nov. 11, a violation of his bond.
Gregory Sovinski, 26, no permanent address, was charged Monday as a fugitive from justice in Minnesota, where he is wanted for selling methamphetamine and soliciting prostitution. According to a complaint, Sovinski offered an undercover officer meth in exchange for sex in February.