8 arrested in Oelwein drug case, 6 more sought

OELWEIN, Iowa (AP) — Eight people have been arrested in a drug investigation in Fayette County and authorities say they’re searching for six others.

Oelwein Police Chief Jeremy Logan says the investigation involved his department, the Fayette County Sheriff’s department, Iowa State Patrol, and West Union police. He says it’s a continuation of a similar operation several months ago.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (http://bit.ly/19nXKI8 ) reports officers found marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and firearm believed to have been stolen at a home in Oelwein after a search.

The men and women arrested are from Hazleton, Oelwien, and West Union. They range in age from 22 to 50. Charges include conspiracy to deliver marijuana, possession of controlled substances, and delivery of methamphetamine and marijuana.

The six sought are from Oelwien, Waucoma, Monona, and Postville.

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Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, http://www.wcfcourier.com

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