Keokuk man faces felony drug, firearm charges

BY PCC STAFF

KEOKUK – The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of a Keokuk, Iowa man on felony and misdemeanor drug charges.

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Tyrell Devon Smith, 23, of 307 Morgan Street, Keokuk, Iowa was arrested on July 29th, 2017 in the 500 block of Concert Street in Keokuk on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Smith is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (amphetamine/dextroamphetamine) With Intent to Deliver While In Possession of a Firearm, a class C felony with an enhancement, Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine Less than Five Grams While in Possession of A Firearm, a class C felony with an enhancement, Possession with intent to Deliver Cocaine While in Possession of a Firearm, a class C felony with an enhancement, Carrying Weapons, an aggravated misdemeanor, and Possession of a Schedule IV Drug (Alprazolam) with intent to Deliver, an aggravated misdemeanor. If convicted, Smith faces up to 49 years in a state correctional facility.

The arrest of Smith stems from a traffic stop conducted by a Keokuk Police Officer. During the traffic stop, items that support the charges were discovered. The investigation is ongoing.

The Lee County Attorney’s Office and the Keokuk 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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