Keokuk woman busted running drug house


The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of a Keokuk, Iowa woman on misdemeanor drug charges.


Ellen May McGee, 37, of 1720 Des Moines Street, Keokuk, Iowa was arrested on July 27th, 2017 at the Keokuk Police Department on misdemeanor drug charges. McGee is charged with maintaining a drug house, an aggravated misdemeanor, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. If convicted, McGee faces up to 2 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility.

The arrest of McGee stems from an investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into allegations that she was involved in the use of illegal drugs in the Lee County area. A search warrant was served in connection to this investigation and items that support the charges were discovered.

The Lee County Attorney’s Office, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Keokuk Police Department, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, and Iowa State Penitentiary K9 Unit 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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