Traffic Stop Results in Drug Charges

Written by Theresa Rose on April 14, 2015

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of a Fort Madison, Iowa man on felony drug charges.

Marcus Lamont Williams, 23, Fort Madison, Iowa was arrested on April 11th, 2015 during a traffic stop by the Fort Madison Police Department. Williams is charged with Possession of Ecstasy With Intent to Deliver, a class C felony, Delivery of Marijuana, a class D felony, Possession of Marijuana Second Offense, an aggravated misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. If convicted, Williams faces up to 17 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility.

The arrest of Williams stems from a traffic stop conducted by a Fort Madison Police Officer. Items were discovered during the traffic stop that support the charges.

The Lee County Attorney’s Office and the Fort Madison Police Department 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.