Narcotics Task Force makes multiple arrests

FORT MADISON – The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrests of multiple Fort Madison, Iowa residents on felony and misdemeanor drug charges.

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Samanatha Suzanne Kellum, 29, of 2802 Avenue O, Fort Madison, Iowa was arrested on December 15th, 2017 in the 2300 block of Highway 61 on felony drug charges. Kellum is charged with aiding and abetting the delivery of crack cocaine, a class C felony, delivery of crack cocaine, a class C felony, and possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, a class C felony. If convicted, Kellum faces up to 30 years in a state correctional facility.

The arrest of Kellum stems from an investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into allegations that she was involved in the distribution of illegal drugs in the Lee County area. Kellum was located during a traffic stop conducted by a Lee County Sheriff’s Deputy. Items that support the charges were located during the traffic stop.

In an unrelated matter, Matthew Wayne Land, 55, of 1026 Avenue E, Fort Madison, Iowa, and Cody Dale Kussman, 29, of 1512 Avenue M, Fort Madison, Iowa, were both arrested on various drug charges on December 10th, 2017 in the 4100 block of Main Street in Keokuk, Iowa. Land is charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana second or

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subsequent offense, a class D felony with an enhancement, possession of methamphetamine 3rd or subsequent offense, a class D felony, possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor, and possession of marijuana, a serious misdemeanor. If convicted, Land faces up to 21 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility.
Kussman is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. If convicted, Kussman faces up to 30 days in the Lee County Jail.

The arrests of Land and Kussman stem from a traffic stop conducted by a Lee County Deputy. During the traffic stop, items that support the charges were discovered.

The Lee County Attorney’s Office, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Lee County Narcotics Task Force in these investigations.

The defendants are 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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