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Rock Valley Man Facing Felony Drug Charges

Rock Valley, Iowa — A Rock Valley man faces felony drug charges after an arrest earlier this week.
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The Rock Valley Police Department reports that they arrested 20-year-old Andres Alberto Ramos of Rock Valley on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016.

Officers say they executed a search warrant at 1215 14th Street Lot #4 in Rock Valley, after which Ramos was charged with Possession with Intent to Manufacture or Deliver Marijuana – less than fifty kilograms and Failure to Affix Drug Tax Stamp, both class D felonies; and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, which is a simple misdemeanor.

In Iowa, a Class D Felony is punishable by a prison term of five years and a fine of between $750 and $7500.  Those are the penalties Ramos faces if he’s convicted.

Officers say it is an ongoing investigation, and more charges are expected to be filed.

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