FOUR NORTHEAST IOWA RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN CHARGED, THREE OF THEM IN CUSTODY, FOR ALLEGEDLY DEALING IN METH.

ON MONDAY, AFTER A TWO-WEEK INVESTIGATION OF THE SALE AND POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE IN THE AREA, THE FAYETTE COUNTY SHERIFF EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT 331 PEARL STREET IN HAWKEYE.

AUTHORITIES THEN ARRESTED 46 YEAR OLD ASHLEY ROCHFORD OF HAWKEYE, 46 YEAR OLD KIMBERLY ECKHARDT OF ARLINGTON, AND 57 YEAR OLD DANIEL GUYER OF ARLINGTON, ON CHARGES OF CONSPIRACY TO DELIVER METH.

(Ashley Rochford)

(Kimberly Eckhardt)

(Daniel Guyer)

A WARRANT WAS ALSO ISSUED FOR 49 YEAR OLD ANDREW MARCUSSEN OF WEST UNION ON THE SAME CHARGE.

ROCHFORD AND MARCUSSEN ALSO FACE CHARGES OF POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.

THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES, AND MORE ARRESTS ARE POSSIBLE.

THE METH CHARGE CARRIES A SENTENCE OF TEN YEARS IN PRISON.

(Photos Courtesy of Fayette County Sheriff's Office)

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