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Michigan Man Faces Felony Drug Charge After Alleged Possession Of Ecstasy

Sioux Center, Iowa — A man from Michigan has been arrested on drug charges stemming from a traffic stop in Sioux Center.

According to a criminal complaint filed with the Sioux County Clerk of Court’s Office by the Sioux Center Police Department, 26-year-old Jason Lee Huddleston of Taylor, Michigan is accused of felony possession of a controlled substance. He was arrested early on Tuesday, November 22nd.

According to the Sioux Center Police Department, they stopped Huddleston because of a defective taillight. They say officers could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Officers searched the vehicle and found a white granulated substance, which tested positive for MDMA (also known as ecstasy). They say when Huddleston was asked about the substance, he admitted it was MDMA.

Huddleston was charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, a class C felony; as well as misdemeanor counts of operating while intoxicated, unlawful possession of a prescription drug, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

If convicted of a class C felony, Huddleston could face up to ten years in prison.

Huddleston faces a preliminary hearing on the charges on Tuesday, November 29th.

At last report, he remained in the Sioux County Jail in Orange City in lieu of a $15,000 bond.

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