Four arrested on drug charges after search of Charles City residence
By Bob Steenson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Four people have been arrested and charged with drug-related crimes after a police search took place recently at a Charles City residence.
According to documents filed in Floyd County District Court, a narcotics search warrant was served on a home in the 700 block of 10th Avenue on Oct. 25, resulting in the seizure of 161.1 grams of methamphetamine along with other narcotics and paraphernalia.
Four people were arrested and charged with manufacture, delivery and/or possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, a Class B felony, and are currently in custody in the Floyd County Jail, each under $25,000 cash bond. They are:
• Kaitlin Marie Caster, age 19, of Charles City. “The defendant was at the residence at the time of the search warrant. The defendant admitted to having knowledge of the illegal narcotics activity at the residence,” the criminal complaint alleges.
• Jennifer May Johnson, age 42, of Charles City. “The defendant was present and in possession of some of the seized items. The defendant had knowledge of the illegal narcotic activities,” the complaint alleges. After the search a warrant was issued for Johnson’s arrest and she was taken into custody on Oct. 28. Johnson has requested a hearing on the bond amount, asking to be released on her own recognizance. A hearing on that motion has been scheduled for Nov. 23.
• Robert Patrick Frazer, age 24, of Charles City. “The defendant was present at the residence and in possession of some of the narcotics,” the criminal complaint alleges. After the search a warrant was issued for Frazer’s arrest and he was take into custody on Nov. 4.
• Caleb Robert Green, age 27, of Charles City. “Statements were made that the defendant had possession of narcotics and was taking part in the sale of the narcotics,” the criminal complaint alleges. A warrant was issued for Green’s arrest and he was taken into custody on Oct. 28. At the time, Green was free on pretrial release after having been arrested on Oct. 13 and charged with possession of methamphetamine, third or subsequent offense, a Class D felony.
Conviction of this Class B felony in Iowa is punishable by a sentence of up to 25 years in prison and a fine of not less than $5,000 nor more than $100,000.