Task force arrests man on felony, misdemeanor drug charges

PCC STAFF

FORT MADISON – The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of a Fort Madison, Iowa man on felony and misdemeanor drug charges.

Jeremy Abraham Atwater, 27, of 1628 Avenue A, Fort Madison, Iowa was arrested on May 23rd, 2017 in the 1100 block of Avenue I on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Atwater is charged with

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Possession of Methamphetamine Less than Five Grams with the Intent to Deliver, a class C felony, four counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance (Oxycodone, Methamphetamine, Alprazolam, and Marijuana), a serious misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. If convicted, Atwater faces up to 14 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility.

The arrest of Atwater stems from an investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into allegations that he was involved in the use of illegal narcotics in the Lee County area.

The Lee County Attorney’s Office, and the Fort Madison Police Department assisted the Lee County Narcotics Task Force in this investigation.

The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Justice and the funds administered by the Iowa Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy.

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