POT SEIZED: Texas Man Arrested In Ottumwa


Law enforcement officials arrested one person and seized 19 pounds of marijuana in Ottumwa Thursday.

Members of the Southeast Iowa Inter-seized_mjAgency Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 616 North Green Street around 6:00 p.m. Thursday. During the search officers discovered about 19 pounds of marijuana, packaging materials, and cash.

Officials say the drugs had recently been brought to Ottumwa from Texas.

One arrest has been made in connection with the drugs. Eighteen-year-old Eduardo Castrill of El Paso, Texas is charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana and failure to affix drug tax stamp. He is being held in the Wapello County Jail on a bond of $5,000.

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