Oelwein Police have seized drugs and arrested a local man in a crackdown on illegal substances.

On Friday (Feb. 19), the Oelwein Police Department and the Fayette County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at 216 6th Avenue SE. During the search, officers seized marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

As a result, 47 year old Dustin Staley of Oelwein was taken into custody on charges of: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Child Endangerment, a Drug Stamp Tax Violation, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, and Prohibited Acts, for possession with intent to deliver within 1,000 feet of a school.

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Staley was held in the county jail until his initial court appearance.

More charges are pending.

The Oelwein Police Department was assisted by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office, Independence Police K-9 Unit, the Iowa Department of Human Services, and the Oelwein Community Development Department.

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