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Lee County man arrested on a felony drug charge

Commander Jay Whitaker of the Lee County Narcotics Task Force has reported the arrest of a Montrose, Iowa, man on a felony drug charge.       

Whitaker stated Jason Hartman, 38 was arrested Tuesday on a felony drug charge. Hartman is charged with delivery of less than five grams of methamphetamine, a class C felony. If convicted, Hartman faces up to 10 years in a state correctional facility.

The arrest of Hartman stems from an investigation by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force into allegations that he was involved in the distribution of illegal drugs in the Lee County area.

The Lee County Attorney’s Office, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Keokuk Police Department, Montrose Police Department, and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, assisted the Lee County Narcotics Task Force in this investigation.


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