Keokuk man arrested on felony meth charge


KEOKUK – Russell Lynn Hymes, 61, of Keokuk, Iowa was arrested on June 24th, 2019 in Ft. Madison IA, on felony drug charges. Hymes is charged with delivery of less than five grams of methamphetamine a class C felony.


The arrest of Hymes 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, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, 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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