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Keokuk man arrested for delivery of meth

KEOKUK (WGEM) — On Monday, the Lee County Narcotics Task Force Unit Commander Jay Whitaker reported the arrest of Derek Westwater, 34, of Keokuk.

Westwater was arrested on Friday at South Lee County Probation and Parole Office on felony drug charges.

Whitaker states that Westwater is charged with two counts of delivery of more than five grams of methamphetamine, class B felonies with enhancements for the sale within 1000 feet of a park, second or subsequent offense.

The arrest of Westwater 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.

Jim Roberts

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