Task force arrests Keokuk man on felony drug charge


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


William Joseph Thurber, 27, of 824 Fulton St, Keokuk, Iowa was arrested on May 3rd, 2018 at his residence on a felony drug charge. Thurber is charged with delivery of less than five grams of methamphetamine, within 1000 feet of a public park, a class C felony with an enhancement. If convicted, Thurber faces up to 15 years in a state correctional facility.

The arrest of Thurber stems from an investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into allegations that he was involved in the distribution of illegal drugs in the Lee County area.

The Lee County Attorney’s Office, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Keokuk Police Department, 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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