Sheldon Woman Faces Felony Drug Charge

Primghar, Iowa — A Sheldon woman faces felony drug charges after an earlier arrest.

According to a criminal complaint filed with the O’Brien County Clerk of Court’s Office by the Sheldon Police Department, 41-year-old Sheila Sundall of Sheldon is accused of third-offense possession of a controlled substance. She was arrested on Tuesday.

In his statement, the officer says Sundall had been arrested and transported to the O’Brien County Jail in Primghar on theft and drug paraphernalia charges. He says she had multiple bags on her person at the time of the arrest and they were placed in the back of the patrol car. The bags were transported to the jail as well. During a search of her belongings at the jail, a black glasses/pencil case was located in her black bag, and inside the glasses/pencil case was a Ziploc bag with a white crystalline substance similar to methamphetamine. The crystalline substance located was field tested and showed a positive test for methamphetamine.

Sundall was charged with possession of a controlled substance. Since she has had three prior controlled substance convictions, this time it was a class D felony. If convicted, Sundall could face up to five years in prison.

She faces a preliminary hearing on the charges on March 22nd.

At last report, she remained in the O’Brien County Jail in Primghar.



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