Fort Madison woman arrested for meth

FORT MADISON, Ia (WGEM) — The Lee County Narcotics Task Force Commander Jay Whitaker has reported the arrest of  Emily Cox, 24, of Fort Madison, Iowa, for delivery of methamphetamine.

Whitaker stated that Cox was arrested on Thursday at her residence in Fort Madison. Cox is charged with delivery of less than five grams of methamphetamine, within 1000 feet of a public park, class C felony with an enhancement. Cox also had another outstanding arrest warrant from another agency.

Whitaker told WGEM News that Cox also goes by the name Emily Kruse.

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

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

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