The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of multiple Keokuk, Iowa residents on felony and misdemeanor drug charges.

Written by Theresa Rose on March 16, 2015

Kimberle Ann Wright, 41, of 3806 Main Street #73, Keokuk, Iowa was arrested on March 13, 2015 at her residence for misdemeanor drug charges. Wright is charged with Maintaining a Drug House, an aggravated misdemeanor, Possession of Marijuana, a serious misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. If convicted, Wright faces up to 3 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility.

The arrest of Wright stems from an investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into allegations that she was involved in the use of illegal narcotics in the Lee County area.

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force also reports the arrest of a Keokuk couple in an unrelated matter. Rhea Anne Humes, 47, and Robert Merle Wrieden, 56, both of 419 Palean were arrested on March 13, 2015 at their residence on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Humes is charged with Maintaining a Drug House, an aggravated misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. If convicted, Humes faces up to 2 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility. Wrieden is charged with Delivery of Less Than Five Grams of Methamphetamine Second or Subsequent Offense, a class C felony with an enhancement, Maintaining a Drug House, an aggravated misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. If convicted, Wrieden faces up to 32 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility.

The arrests of Humes and Wrieden stem from an investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into allegations that they were involved in the use and distribution of methamphetamine in the Keokuk area.

The Lee County Attorney’s Office, Keokuk Police Department, Iowa State Penitentiary Canine Unit, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, 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.