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Sioux Center Men Face Felony Drug Charges

Sioux Center, Iowa — Two Sioux Center men face felony drug charges after an arrest on Wednesday, June 1st.

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The Sioux Center Police Department reports that they arrested 34-year-old Benjamin Robert Schroeder and 25-year-old Reuben Michael Ritz of Sioux Center at their residence on Tenth Street Southeast in Sioux Center.

Sioux Center Police Chief Paul Adkins reports that his office had received some information in regard to possible illegal activity at that address. He says they questioned the men and found marijuana.

Schroeder was charged with the manufacture, delivery, or possession of a controlled substance and Ritz was charged with possession of marajuana. Additionally, both were charged with Delivery of Marajuana, which is a class “C” felony.

On the felony charge, both face up to ten years in prison and a fine of between a thousand and fifty thousand dollars if convicted.

They were taken to the Sioux County Jail, where at last report they remained on a cash or surety bond of $3000, each.

Adkins reports the case is still under investigation.

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