Johnson County Metro

Police say cocaine, marijuana found in Iowa City home

Man, 21, faces multiple drug charges

IOWA CITY — Marijuana and cocaine were found in a suspected drug dealer’s home this week, police said.

According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, members of the Johnson County Multi-Agency Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 1232 Sandusky St. — the home of 21-year-old Aron Gaytan — on Wednesday. While searching the home, investigators found half a pound of marijuana and 1/4 ounce of cocaine, police said.

Gaytan had previously been identified as a supplier for the sale of illegal drugs, police said.

Gaytan was arrested and faces charges of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, a Class C felony; possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a Class D felony; and Iowa drug tax stamp violation, a Class D felony.


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