Orange City Woman In Jail On Felony Charges After Sheldon PD Finds Meth

Orange City, Iowa — An Orange City woman is behind bars in Primghar after she was arrested in Sheldon on Saturday.

According to information filed with the O’Brien County Clerk of Court, 24-year-old Breanna TenClay of Orange City was arrested by the Sheldon Police Department at the west Casey’s Convenience Store in the 1:00 p.m. hour that day.

The report indicates TenClay was found to be in possession of three separate small baggies that had a crystalline substance inside. They were located in her personal bag. The Sheldon Police officer states that the substance tested positive for methamphetamine, and that there were 51 grams of it.

TenClay was arrested and was charged with possession of a controlled substance. The criminal complaint filed with the clerk’s office states that there was enough of the substance that the offense constituted a class B felony. She was also charged with failure to affix a drug tax stamp, which is a class D felony.

If convicted of a class B felony, TenClay could face 25 years in prison. She faces a preliminary hearing on Wednesday, August 24th at the O’Brien County Courthouse in Primghar.


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