Task force makes two arrests

BY PCC STAFF

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of a Donnellson woman on misdemeanor drug charges.

Heather Butler, 40, of Donnellson, Iowa turned herself in on November 9th, 2020 at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office for misdemeanor drug charges. Butler is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance- Heroin a Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor.

BUTLER

The arrest of Butler stems from a search warrant executed on Butler’s property by the Department of Inspection and Appeals and the Donnellson Police Department. The Lee County Narcotics Task Force was contacted to assist in furthering the investigation as narcotics were located.

The Donnellson Police Department, Department of Inspection and Appeals, and the Lee County Attorney’s Office, assisted the Lee County Narcotics Task Force in this investigation.

In an unrelated arrest, Darnell Cochran, 39, of Keokuk, Iowa was arrested on November 10th, 2020 in the 500 Block of South 5th St. in Keokuk, Iowa. Cochran is charged with two outstanding warrants each for Delivery of less than 5 grams of Methamphetamine each a Class C Felony.

COCHRAN

The arrest of Cochran stems from an ongoing investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into the delivery of methamphetamine in the Lee County area by Cochran.
The Keokuk Police Department, Lee County Attorney’s Office, and the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, 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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