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Drug Charges

Iowa police seize 14 pounds of marijuana

Iowa police have reported that marijuana with a street value of $56,000 was discovered during the search of a Hancock County residence on April 19. Media reports indicate that a 28-year-old man was taken into custody at the scene in connection with seized drugs. He...

Man faces drug charges after high-speed chase

The Iowa State Patrol took a 21-year-old man into custody on April 5 following a high-speed chase. While the man was charged with a number of offenses in Iowa, he is also wanted in Florida on a second-degree murder charge. He is awaiting extradition to Florida. Court...

Men accused of drug crimes after police raid

Three men are facing charges after a police search in an apartment in Iowa City led to the seizure of approximately pounds of marijuana and thousands of dollars. Local police obtained a state narcotics warrant and searched a Johnson St. home on Feb. 27. There, they...

Drug possession penalties vary by location

In Iowa, like in many regions of the country and the world, possession of controlled substances may be a criminal offense. Depending on the type of substance a person has as well as the quantity in their possession, people could be charged with serious misdemeanors or...

Iowa drug possession penalties may be eased

Under current Iowa law, a person found in possession of a marijuana joint can be sentenced to up to six months in jail. That may be in addition to a $1,000 fine for a first offense. However, Senate File 432 is the most recent effort to relax penalties for first...