Melvin Man Faces Felony Drug Charge After Arrest

Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Melvin man has been arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop in Lyon County.

According to a criminal complaint filed with the Lyon County Clerk of Court’s Office by the county sheriff’s office, 32-year-old Devan Schneidermann of Melvin is accused of the possession of marijuana. He was arrested on Tuesday, June 13th.

In his statement, the deputy states that Schneidermann was found to be in possession of marijuana seeds.

Since he had been convicted of a drug-related offense on at least two previous occasions, this time Schneidermann was charged with possession of a controlled substance, third or subsequent offense, which is a class D felony. If convicted, Schneidermann could face up to five years in prison. He also faces misdemeanor charges of walking on the wrong side of the highway and interference with official acts.

He was booked into the Lyon County Jail in Rock Rapids and was released. He faces an initial appearance on the charges on Tuesday, June 20th, 2023.


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