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Three arrested in MINE Task Force bust

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 10:58 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 11:00 a.m. CST

Members of the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force, along with the assistance of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and Pella Police Department, arrested three individuals following the execution of a drug search warrant at 10:20 p.m. Thursday at 1006 Washington St. in Pella.

During the search, authorities seized illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia, according to a news release from the MINE Task Force. Authorities arrested Krystal Orr, 27, of Pella and Nathan Burk, 31, of Fairfield on charges of possession with intent to deliver more than five grams of methamphetamine, possession with intent to deliver marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Matthew Reisinger, 33, of Pella was arrested on an outstanding Marion County warrant for probation violation. The three were taken to the Marion County Jail and are awaiting initial appearances.

Possession with intent to deliver more than five grams of methamphetamine is a Class B felony, possession with intent to deliver marijuana is a Class D felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia a simple misdemeanor.

Knoxville Police Department K9 Unit was called to assist during the execution of the search warrant.

The Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force is based in Des Moines and currently has 16 central Iowa agencies participating in the task force, including the Jasper and Marion county sheriff’s offices and Knoxville, Newton and Pella police departments.

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