A search of a home in Postville has resulted in methamphetamine-related charges against 2 area residents.


Just before 11am last Thursday (Jan. 16), the Allamakee County Sheriff and Postville Police executed a search warrant at 144 North Boody Street in Postville.
Officers found and seized numerous items that are consistent with the use and sale of meth.

Mickey Ellis. Photo from Allamakee County Sheriff

As a result of the search, 55 year old Kevin McLaughlin and 33 year old Mickey Ellis, both of Monona, were taken into custody.

Both McLaughlin and Ellis are being charged with a Controlled Substance Violation, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

McLaughlin and Ellis were held in the Allamakee County jail in Waukon, each on a $25,000 cash bond.