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Five arrested during seize of illegal drugs

The Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Taskforce along with the Knoxville Police Department seized illegal drugs at a Knoxville home Wednesday night and arrested five individuals.

Officials executed a search warrant at 8 p.m. at 1329 S. Lincoln #67 where five individuals were found along with illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Steven Dhabalt, 49, was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, possession of fentanyl with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver,  failure to affix drug tax stamp, possession of prescription drug without prescription and possession of schedule IV drug.  

Jeremiah Laird, 39, was charged with possession of fentanyl, possession of schedule II drug, possession of schedule III drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Breeanna King, 21, was charged with possession of fentanyl and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jenna Binns, 22, was charged with possession of fentanyl. Jamey Roush, 40, was charged with interference with official acts and driving while barred.

All five individuals were arrested and taken to the Marion County Jail.

The Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force is based in Des Moines and currently has 21 central Iowa local, county, state and federal agencies participating in the task force, including the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office.

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