Drug Busts

Written by Theresa Rose on July 25, 2016

On the afternoon of July 16, 2016, during a traffic stop, Shawn Coffelt age 34 and Joell Coffelt age 22 both of Mt Pleasant, IA were arrested after a lengthy drug investigation. Shawn was charged with three counts of Delivery of Marijuana a Class D felony and Joell was charged with one count. Both were arrested and transported to the Henry County Jail where they were held pending arraignment. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are expected.

On the morning of July 22, 2016, the Mt Pleasant Police Executed a search warrant at the Heidelburg Hotel room 130 in Mt Pleasant, IA. The warrants was after a lengthy investigation into marijuana sales. As a result of the warrant, Approximately one ounce of marijuana was located along with US Currency, scales, paraphernalia, and baggies, all consistent with the distribution of marijuana were located.

Jesse Rios age 21 was arrested for Possession with Intent to deliver. He was transported to the Henry County Jail where he was held pending arraignment. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are expected.

The Mt Pleasant Police was assisted during the investigations by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office and Department of Narcotics Enforcement.

These investigations were partially a result of concerned citizens assisting by calling in suspicious activity. Mt Pleasant Police continues to urge citizens to call in any suspicious activity to their local law enforcement agencies.