Four Charged With Felony Drug Offenses

Spencer, Iowa — Four people were charged with felony drug offenses after Spencer Police carried out a search warrant on Saturday.

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The Spencer Police Department reports that during the search of an apartment on Third Street on Saturday, March 21st, 2015, officers seized approximately 41 grams of marijuana, 7.2 ounces of hashish oil, a large amount of currency, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia. Police say the investigation revealed other items consistent with the active distribution of marijuana and the manufacturing of hashish oil.

As a result , 18 year-olds Devin Hopper and Tyrell Gibson, 21-year-old Austin Muilenburg, and 23-year-old Jared Nissen, all of Spencer were all charged with

  • Possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver (Class D felony)
  • Manufacturing hashish oil (Class D felony)
  • Violation of drug tax stamp (Class D felony)
  • Gathering where controlled substances are unlawfully used (Serious misdemeanor)
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia (Simple misdemeanor)

Jared Nissen was charged with one additional count of Interference with Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor.

All were subsequently transported and booked into the Clay County Jail.



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