Rock Valley Man Faces Felony Drug-Related Charge After Search

Rock Valley, Iowa — A Rock Valley man has been arrested on drug and other charges after officers carried out a search warrant at his home.

According to a criminal complaint filed with the Sioux County Clerk of Court’s Office by the Rock Valley Police Department, 31-year-old Seth Crawford of Rock Valley is accused of the possession of marijuana in the presence of a child. He was arrested on Tuesday, May 23rd.

In his statement, the officer states that during the search, about a pound and a half of what was believed to be marijuana was seized from the home and tested positive for marijuana. The officer’s statement says multiple wax jars were also found and the wax tested positive for THC.

Crawford was charged with failure to affix a drug tax stamp, a class D felony, as well as misdemeanor charges of possession of a controlled substance, third or subsequent offense and child endangerment. If convicted, Crawford could face up to five years in prison on the felony charge alone.

Crawford faces a preliminary hearing in the case on Tuesday, May 30th.

He was released from the Sioux County Jail the day after he was arrested after posting a $10,000 bond.


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