Keokuk men face felony drug charges

BY PCC STAFF

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

Darryl Floyd Azbill, 49, and Robert Harry Mills, 43, both of 412 N. 9th Street, Keokuk, Iowa were arrested on September 13, 2017 at their residence on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Azbill is charged with possession of a controlled substance, second or subsequent offense (methamphetamine), a class D felony, possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor, and maintaining a drug house, an aggravated misdemeanor. If convicted, Azbill faces up to 7 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility.

Robert Harry Mills is charged with two counts of delivery of methamphetamine less than five grams, second or subsequent offense, a class C felony with enhancements, possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine in excess of five grams, a class B felony, drug tax stamp violation, a class D felony, and maintaining a drug house, an aggravated misdemeanor. If convicted, Mills faces up to 92 years in a state correctional facility.

The arrests of Mills and Azbill stem from an investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into allegations that they were involved in the use and distribution of illegal narcotics in the Lee County area.

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

The defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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