Monroe man nabbed on felony meth charge

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

Daniel Philp, 36, of Montrose, Iowa was arrested on March 6th, 2021 in the 200 Block of Elm St. in Montrose. Philp was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Parole. Philp was also charged with possession with intent to deliver more than 5 grams of methamphetamine 2nd or subsequent offense a Class B Felony; violation of drug tax stamp violation a Class D Felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.


The arrest of Philp stems from a traffic stop conducted by the Montrose Police Department where Philp was taken into custody on his warrant and traffic offenses. Officers located methamphetamine on Philp’s person and contacted the Lee County Narcotics Task Force to assist in furthering the investigation. 

The Montrose Police Department, and the Lee County Attorney’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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