Drug Crimes

Suspect in Cedar Rapids bank robbery hid crack cocaine in medical boot, police say

CEDAR RAPIDS — The suspect in last week’s bank robbery at Community Savings Bank faces additional charges after police found drugs in ... »

Marijuana grow operation discovered in Iowa City apartment

IOWA CITY — Police said they discovered a marijuana grow operation in an Iowa City man’s residence.

According to Iowa City poli ... »

West Liberty man accused of abusing roommate’s cat charged with OWI, cocaine possession

IOWA CITY — A West Liberty man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to abusing and torturing his roommate’s cat has now been charged ... »

Second suspect arrested in Coralville pot investigation

CORALVILLE — A second man has been arrested in a marijuana investigation in Coralville.

According to Johnson County Sheriff’s O ... »

Manchester man accused of importing cold pills to make meth

By Trish Mehaffey, The Gazette

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Manchester man has pleaded not guilty in federal court in Cedar Rapids to charges of i ... »

Kidnapping victim’s mother arrested, faces child endangerment charges

CORALVILLE — Shelly Johns, the mother of the girl abducted by her stepfather last month, is accused of abusing the girl and using drugs in fr ... »

Coralville man struggles with trooper on interstate, allegedly on heroin

JOHNSON COUNTY — A Coralville man is accused of struggling with a state trooper on the side of Interstate 380, allegedly while under the inf ... »

Hiawatha police find mobile meth lab

HIAWATHA — Police discovered active meth labs after making a traffic stop early Wednesday morning.

According to Hiawatha Police Chief ... »

North Liberty police find meth, marijuana after traffic stop

NORTH LIBERTY — A Beaman man was arrested on Monday after police found meth and other drugs in his truck.

According to North Liberty p ... »

ICPD finds pot in woman’s home after she requests search

IOWA CITY — Police said they found marijuana inside a woman's home after she requested police search it for drugs and weapons.

Accord ... »

Iowa City woman accused of selling marijuana

IOWA CITY — An Iowa City woman could spend up to 30 years in prison for dealing marijuana.

According to criminal complaints, on March ... »

Canadian man accused in Iowa marijuana trafficking ring denied release 

CEDAR RAPIDS — A man charged with marijuana trafficking in Iowa, who fought extradition from Canada for over three years, will remain in jai ... »

Police say Oxford man sold two pounds of pot to undercover officer

JOHNSON COUNTY — An Oxford man arrested Monday is accused of selling 2 pounds of marijuana to an undercover officer.

According to John ... »

Five accused of making meth in Marion motel room

MARION — Five people are accused of cooking meth in a Marion motel room.

According to Linn County attorney’s Office criminal co ... »

Four charged with retail distribution of synthetic drugs in Eastern Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS — Three men are charged in federal court with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, accused of selling synthetic drug ... »