16-Year-Old Faces Drug Charges

A Storm Lake juvenile was arrested last Friday in connection with an on-going investigation into the illegal sale of marijuana.

Police searched a residence at 827 Lake Avenue… where officers seized about one ounce of marijuana, packaging materials, edible marijuana cookies, cash, drug paraphernalia, and liquor. A 16-year-old boy was taken into custody… and police allege they had purchased marijuana in controlled buys via an informant from him on August 31st and September fifth.

The 16-year-old was charged with two counts of delivery of marijuana, a class “D” felony… possession with intent to deliver marijuana, a class “D” felony… possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of alcohol, both simple misdemeanors.

The juvenile was taken to the Youth Detention Facility in Cherokee pending an appearance in juvenile court.