Traffic stop results in felony drug bust

BY PCC STAFF

KELLUM

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

Courtney Allen Kellum, 34, of 868 Johnson Street Road #G4, Keokuk, Iowa was arrested on April 17th, 2018 at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Kellum is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a class D felony, possession of methamphetamine, a serious misdemeanor, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. If convicted, Kellum faces up to 7 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility.

The arrest of Kellum stems from a traffic stop conducted by a Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputy. During the traffic stop, a K9 unit was deployed and indicated illegal drugs in the vehicle Kellum was in. Items that support the charges were discovered following a search of the vehicle.

The Lee County Attorney’s Office and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office 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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