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Keokuk, Iowa man arrested for meth

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Monte Horner Monte Horner
KEOKUK, Ia. (WGEM) -

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force said officers have arrested a Keokuk, Iowa man on felony and misdemeanor drug charges.

Commander Jay Whitaker said Monte Del Horner, 49, of 1027 Cedar Street, Keokuk was arrested on Saturday in the 900 block of South 6th Street on felony and misdemeanor drug charges:

  • Delivery of less than 5 grams of methamphetamine, second or subsequent offense, a class C Felony with an enhancement,
  • Delivery of less than 5 grams of methamphetamine, second or subsequent offense, a class C felony with an enhancement,
  • Felony possession of methamphetamine, a class D felony. 

If convicted on all charges, Horner could face up to 35 years in a state correctional facility.

Horner's arrest is the result of an investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into allegations that he was involved in the use and distribution of illegal drugs in the Lee County area.

The Lee County Attorney’s Office, Keokuk Police Department, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, and the 8th Judicial District of Probation and Parole assisted the Lee County Narcotics Task Force in this investigation.

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