Sheri J. Watters, 44, no address given, was taken into custody 12:50 p.m. Sept. 14 on the 300 block of North Elm Street on a Union County warrant for the charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to a Creston Police report, at approximately 3 p.m. Sept. 7 Creston Police Department and the Union County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 305 North Elm Street, where Watters attempted to run out the back of the residence. She was intercepted by officers and detained for further questioning. After further investigation, it was determined Watters was able to be released from the scene.
Before being released, Watters gave verbal consent, after being asked, to search her backpack. Located in the backpack were two methamphetamine pipes. All officers at the scene were needed to complete the search warrant and the decision was made to release Watters and file charges later, which Watters was made aware of.
Watters was transported to the Adams County Jail where she was released from after she pled guilty to the charge and was sentenced to pay a $200 fine.
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Richard G. Woosley, 68, of Creston, was taken into custody 1:03 p.m. Sept. 14 at his residence on a Union County warrant for the charges of controlled substance violation - possession with intent to distribute - marijuana; possession of a controlled substance - methamphetamine, third or subsequent offense and possession of a controlled substance - marijuana, third or subsequent offense and a Department of Corrections warrant for the charge of violation of parole.
According to a Creston Police report, at approximately 3 p.m. Sept. 7 the Creston Police Department and Union County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 305 North Elm Street, in which Woosley resides in the south side of. During the execution of the search warrant, hundreds of clear baggies, commonly used for drug dealing; a digital scale, used for weighing controlled substances prior to selling them, with residue on it and trays with residue on them, were located. Several of the baggies contained residue consistant with that of methamphetamine and marijuana. Located next to the scale was approximately 10 grams of a green leafy substance, believed to be marijuana and more plastic baggies containing residue from a crystalline substance, which field tested positive for methamphetamine.
According to an Iowa Department of Correctional Services report, Woosley violated the terms of his parole on March 7 when he tested positive for marijuana and methamphetamine and on Sept. 12 when he was charged with the above listed charges by the Creston Police Department.
Woosley was transported to the Union County Jail and held on $12,000 cash or surety bond for Union County charges and without bond on the Department of Corrections charge.
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