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2 Sanborn residents arrested on felony drug charges

Charges result from search warrants in long-term investigation

SANBORN, Iowa - Two Sanborn, Iowa residents were arrested on drug charges after a long-term investigation last week. 

An O'Brien County Sheriff's Office press release says that the Iowa Great Lakes Task Force conducted a long-term investigation and executed two search warrants simultaneously in Sanborn, Iowa on Wednesday. The two addresses were at 304 O'Brien Street and at 202 West 4th Street.

As a result of the searches, authorities seized half of a pound of crystal methamphetamine. It's street value is estimated at $20,000.

Two Sanborn residents who live at the searched residences were arrested. Both Mark Edward Jenkins, 51, and Jamie Rae Williams, 32, were charged with Possession With the Intent to Deliver, Methamphetamine, a class B felony and Failure to Affix a Drug Tax Stamp, a class D felony. They are being held at the O'Brien County Jail on a bond of $25,000.

The investigation was conducted by the Iowa Great Lakes Task Force and Deputies from the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office, Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office and assisted by The Iowa Division of Narcotic Enforcement, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Sanborn Police Department.

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