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Search Warrant Discovers Marijuana Grow Operation

September 16, 2011

2002 Gethmann Dr., Marshalltown Iowa - On Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 agents with the Mid Iowa Drug Task Force served a narcotics search warrant at 2002 Gethmann Dr. Marshalltown, Iowa as a result of a drug investigation.

A marijuana growing operation was located in the residence. Approximately 14 marijuana plants were seized along with processed marijuana packaged for sale. One firearm, U.S. Currency, and miscellaneous drug paraphernalia was also seized. One arrest has been made as a result of the investigation.

Wayne Michael Mohan, age 20, 2002 Gethmann Dr., Marshalltown Ia.

  • Manufacturing schedule I controlled substance, class D Felony
  • Possession schedule I with intent to deliver, class D Felony
  • Failure to affix drug tax stamp, class D Felony

Additional arrests are pending as the investigation continues. The marijuana plants seized had a street value of about $14,000.00.

The Mid Iowa Drug Task Force was assisted with execution of the search warrant by the Marshall Police Department.

The Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force is funded by a grant, through the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy. The Task Force operates in Grundy, Hardin, Marshall and Tama Counties.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is lead 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:
Chief Deputy Burt D. Tecklenburg
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
Fax 641-754-6325

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Marshall County, Iowa – June 8th, 2021 – Father’s Day should be a time to celebrate, but it can also be one of the deadliest on the roads. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is joining Iowa’s statewide Traffic Fatality Reduction Task Force in an effort to reduce deaths on Iowa roadways. As part of that effort Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, will be conducting a special enforcement initiative geared toward reduction of impaired drivers leading into Father’s Day week.
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