Task force gets Montrose man on felony drug charges


MONTROSE - The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of a Montrose man on felony and misdemeanor drug charges.
Brian Scott Howes, age 44, of Montrose is charged with: Possession of more than 5 grams of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver; a class B felony, Iowa drug tax stamp violation; a class D felony, Possession of marijuana; a serious misdemeanor, and Possession of drug paraphernalia; a simple misdemeanor.
The charges came after a traffic stop was conducted by an Iowa State Trooper within the City of Keokuk.  Brian Howes was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant and was found to be in possession of illegal narcotics upon his arrest.
The Lee County Narcotics Task Force were assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, the Keokuk Police Department, and the Lee County Attorney’s Office.
The defendant in this case is presumed innocent until 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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