Milwaukee man pleads guilty to drug charges


December 19, 2014

MILWAUKEE A Milwaukee man whose girlfriend went missing in 2013 has pleaded guilty to drug charges related to the case.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports ( ) 39-year-old Kris Zocco pleaded guilty to keeping a drug house, possession of marijuana and possession of cocaine. Prosecutors dropped other drug charges in exchange for the pleas.

Authorities discovered drugs, drug paraphernalia and child pornography in Zocco's apartment while investigating the disappearance of his girlfriend, 27-year-old Kelly Dwyer. He was convicted of child porn charges in November and will be sentenced in January. A sentencing date hasn't been set in the drug case.

Dwyer was last seen with Zocco in October 2013. He is not charged in her disappearance.


Associated Press