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Marshall County Authorities Conduct Marijuana Raids

September 5, 2008

Marshalltown, Iowa - Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force, Marshall County Sheriff's Office and Marshalltown Police served two search warrants on Thursday evening, 9-5-08, resulting in the arrests of two local men for drug offenses.

A search warrant at 211 ½ N. lst St., in Marshalltown was served, where officers found an apparent marijuana growing operation inside the house. Officers seized 200 marijuana plants, and related equipment, along with processed marijuana, a substance believed to be hashish, and other drug paraphernalia. One subject was taken into custody at that location.

The second warrant was served at 6 E. Ingledue St., Marshalltown. Officers seized small amounts of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and other items related to growing marijuana. A second suspect was arrested on scene pursuant to an arrest warrant.

Persons arrested were:

  • Edward Burr Hunt, age 54, of 211 ½ N. lst St., Marshalltown
  • Kevin Wayne Eggers, age 54, of 6 E. Ingledue St., Marshaltown.

Both men were charged with offenses related to the manufacture of marijuana, including:

  • Manufacturing a Schedule I controlled substance, a Class D Felony
  • Ongoing Criminal Conduct, a Class B Felony
  • Prohibited Acts, an Aggravated Misdemeanor
  • Violation of the Drug Tax Stamp, a Class D Felony

Both men were held on bond after making initial appearances in court on Friday morning, 9-5-08.

Officers also seized a pickup truck, two vans, two trailers, three ATV's, a motorcycle, and other property.

The case continues to be under investigation. The marijuana plants seized had a street value of about $200,000.00.

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.

For additional information or a sample copy, contact:
Burt D. Tecklenburg
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
641-754-6380
Fax 641-754-6325
Sheriff@co.marshall.ia.us
www.marshallcountysheriff.com

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