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Son charged in drug deaths
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A Dodgeville man was arrested July 14 and charge in the heroin overdose death of his mother and her boyfriend in June.

Sauk County authorities said Herbert Grosenheider, 29, is being charged with two counts of first degree reckless homicide.

He is accused of procuring heroin in Madison and delivering it to Richard Maurer, 55, and Diane Rogers, 51, a short time prior to their deaths. Their bodies were found outside their residence along Co. Hwy. G in Woodland township near Wonewoc June 1 at approximately 8:30 p.m.

Toxicology results showed that both died of heroin use. An investigation of who provided the drug led to Grosenheider’s arrest.

Circuit Court Judge Michael Screnock set Grosenheider’s bail at $25,000 July 15.

If convicted, Grosenheider may be subject to a fine not to exceed $100,000 or imprisonment not to exceed 40 years or both. He  is scheduled to appear in court Aug. 21.

The investigation is continuing, and additional charges or arrests may result.

Anyone with any information on this or any other crime is asked to call Sauk County Crimestoppers at 1-888-TIP-SAUK (888-847-7285), the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-377-1195 or Twitter @Crimesauk.