Task force makes felony drug bust in Keokuk

BY PCC STAFF

KEOKUK – The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of a Keokuk, Iowa women on multiple Felony drug charges.

Lindsay Riddle, 32, of Keokuk, Iowa was arrested on September 20, 2018 on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Riddle is charged with the following:

⦁ Possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver in excess of five grams within 1000 feet of a park, second or subsequent offense, class B felony with enhancements,
⦁ Delivery of methamphetamine in excess of five grams, second or subsequent offense, a class C felony with enhancements,
⦁ Possession of marijuana with intent to deliver within 1000 feet of a park, second or subsequent offense, class D felony with enhancements,
⦁ Drug Tax Stamp Violation, class D felony,
⦁ Possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.

If convicted, Riddle faces up to 156 years in a state correctional facility.

The arrests of Riddle stems from an investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into allegations that she was involved in the use and distribution of illegal narcotics in the Lee County area.

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