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Two Arrested on Drug Charges at Independence Home

Two people were arrested on drug charges in Independence over the weekend.

Independence Police say their department conducted a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of 1st Street West around 7 pm Friday. 

Police say they were searching for drugs and drug paraphernalia. Before executing the search warrant, they discovered four juveniles under the age of 18 inside the home.

Officers found marijuana, drug paraphernalia, three firearms and over $500 in cash in the home. 

Police arrested 46-year old Dallas Shannon on charges of Child Endangerment, Person Ineligible to Carry Dangerous Weapons, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

They also arrested 28-year old Timothy Williams on charges of two counts of Distribution to a Person Under Age Eighteen, Possession of Marijuana – 3rd Offense, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.

The Iowa Department of Human Services assisted in the investigation.


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