Three accused in drug trafficking case in Fayette County
Fayette County authorities arrested three people on multiple counts after investigating a report of suspicious activity near a canoe access in Elgin on Wednesday afternoon.
Sheriff’s assistants arrived at the scene around 5:15 p.m. After several interviews, the authorities executed warrants and searched several vehicles.
MPs arrested Mikel Normann, 39, of West Union, for driving under prohibition.
Ashley White was arrested on several counts: felony of possession of methamphetamine (over 5g) with intent to deliver, third felony of possession of a controlled substance – marijuana and third felony of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine.
Shane Howard, Jr., 37, of Wadena, was also arrested on the following counts: possession of methamphetamine (over 5 g) with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine , possession of a controlled substance-marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Sheriff officials said they seized approximately 66 grams of methamphetamine during the investigation, as well as 17 grams of marijuana, several vials of THC oils and more than $ 2,800 in cash.
Fayette County Sheriff’s officials were assisted by the Iowa State Patrol and West Union Police Canine Police.
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