The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of a Fort Madison, Iowa man on felony and misdemeanor drug warrants.Written by Theresa Rose on June 24, 2015
Adam Ray Sutton, 37, of Fort Madison, Iowa was arrested on June 23, 2015 in Denmark, Iowa on felony and misdemeanor drug warrants. Sutton is charged with Possession With Intent to Deliver Marijuana Within 1000 Feet of a Public Park Second or Subsequent Offense, a class D felony with enhancements, Drug Tax Stamp Violation, a class D felony, Child Endangerment, an aggravated misdemeanor, Maintaining a Drug House, an aggravated misdemeanor, Possession of Marijuana, a serious misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. If convicted, Sutton faces up to 40 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility.
The arrest of Sutton stems from an investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into allegations that he was involved in the distribution and use of illegal narcotics in the Lee County area.
The Lee County Attorney’s Office, Fort Madison Police Department, Iowa State Penitentiary Canine Unit, and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Lee County Narcotics Task Force in this investigation.
The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The Lee County Narcotics Task Force is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Justice and the funds administered by the Iowa Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy.