Sanborn, Iowa — Two Sanborn residents have been arrested on felony drug charges. And authorities say over $20,000 of crystal methamphetamine was discovered in connection with the arrest.
The Iowa Great Lakes Task Force is reporting they have been conducting a long-term investigation that resulted in carrying out two search warrants simultaneously in Sanborn this past week. They say that a half pound of crystal methamphetamine was seized with a street value of approximately $20,000.
Arrested were 51-year-old Mark Edward Jenkins and 32-year-old Jamie Rae Williams, both of Sanborn. Both face identical charges of Possession With the Intent to Deliver, Methamphetamine, a class “B” felony and Failure to affix a drug tax stamp, a class “D” felony.
Jenkins and Williams have had their initial appearance and are being held on a $25,000 bond.
The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office says that the Iowa Great Lakes Task Force consists of deputies from their office, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, and the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office. The Task Force conducted the investigation with the assistance of The Iowa Division of Narcotic Enforcement (DNE), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the Sanborn Police Department.
The Sheriff’s Office emphasized that every person is presumed innocent until proven guilty, and that no one shall be convicted of any offense unless the person’s guilt thereof is proven beyond a reasonable doubt.