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St. Patrick's Day Enforcement Nets Drug Seizure

March 19, 2018

Marshall County, Iowa - A Marshalltown man was arrested on March 17, 2018 following a traffic stop in rural Marshall County that netted 4 pounds of methamphetamine.

A deputy with the traffic safety unit was working a St. Patrick's day special enforcement project when he noticed a vehicle northbound from Laurel, IA on Highway 14 shortly after 4:00 P.M. that crossed the center line of the road and had an illegible registration plate.

The vehicle was stopped a short time later after the turning off from the highway. The driver, Alejandro Sandoval, age 33 of Marshalltown, IA was found to have a suspended driver's license.

Approximately 4 pounds of methamphetamine, $3700 cash and MSM, a product often used to dilute drugs at stages of distribution was subsequently seized.

Sandoval was arrested and remains jailed with a $100,000 bond on charges of Possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, Failure to affix a drug tax stamp, Driving while suspended and other alleged traffic violations.

The Sheriff's Office has been assisted by the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force and Marshalltown Police. The investigation remains ongoing.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office

The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is led by Sheriff Steve Hoffman and is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.

For additional information or a sample copy, contact:

Sheriff Steve Hoffman
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
641-754-6380
Fax 641-754-6325
Sheriff@co.marshall.ia.us
www.marshallcountysheriff.com

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This webpage was printed on August 1, 2021. For the most current information, visit the Marshall County, Iowa, Sheriff website at marshallcountysheriff.com.
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