Son of Congressman-Elect Receives Drug-Related Citation

One day after Steve Kagen won a fiercely contested congressional seat, authorities say his son was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Sheriff's Captain Mike Jobe says 21-year-old Tommy Kagen received a $168 ticket after a security screener at the Outagamie County Regional Airport found a marijuana pipe in his bags.

Authorities say it happened around 5:00pm on Wednesday. Steve Kagen was not with his son at the time.

In a statement, the elder Kagen says he's quote ``very disappointed'' with his son's actions.

He says the act shows a lack of respect for the law and his family.

The Democratic Kagen beat Republican John Gard on Tuesday in a tight race for northeast Wisconsin's Eighth District seat.

AP


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