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Ireton Pair Arrested On Narcotics Charges

Ireton, Iowa — Two Ireton residents were arrested early Monday afternoon by Sioux County authorities.

According to information from the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, the arrests stemmed from an incident in which a deputy reportedly discovered that 56-year-old Troy Fodness of Ireton had a valid warrant for his arrest and that he was at a residence on Cherry Avenue, near Hudson, South Dakota. Authorities say the deputy located Fodness at the residence and arrested him for the arrest warrant. In the process, deputies say they discovered drug paraphernalia containing methamphetamine in Fodness’ possession.

In addition, deputies discovered that 57-year-old Shelly Bouma of Ireton was allegedly in possession of drug paraphernalia containing methamphetamine.

Fodness and Bouma were both transported to the Sioux County Jail. Fodness was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, 2nd Offense, which is an Aggravated Misdemeanor, along with Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Bouma was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, 3rd Offense, which is a Class D Felony, along with Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Booking photos courtesy of the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.

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