September 11, 2008
Marshall County Iowa - Law enforcement authorities conducted four raids during the early morning Thursday, September 11, 2008, in Marshalltown, and rural Marshall County. A total of seven people were arrested for various felony and misdemeanor methamphetamine and meth-manufacturing related offenses.
Raids were conducted at the following locations: 209 S. 4th Ave., Apt. #3, Marshalltown, two persons were arrested and charged as follows:
At 1426 Wallace Ave., Marshalltown, three persons were arrested and charged as follows:
At 2236 B Highland Acres Road, Marshalltown, one person was arrested and charged as follows:
At 405 W. Church St., Apt. #3, Marshalltown, one person was arrested and charged as follows:
All subjects were jailed pending initial appearances in court. The arrests were prompted by an investigation into purchases of pseudoephedrine medicine, with the assistance of local pharmacies. Pseudoephedrine is a primary ingredient used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine.
The Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force was assisted in this investigation, by the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force (East branch) the Tama County Sheriff's Office, the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, the Marshalltown Police Department, and the National Guard Counterdrug Support program.
The Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force operates in Grundy, Hardin, Marshall and Tama Counties and is funded through a federal grant from the United States Department of Justice, and the Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy.
About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is headed up by Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus. Sheriff Kamatchus is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.
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Chief Deputy Burt Tecklenburg
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
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