A months-long investigation ended with several drug arrests in northwest Iowa.
The Sheldon Police Department worked for ten months to find people allegedly selling controlled substances. And yesterday, nine arrests were made.
Shirleen Kay Earle, 45, of Sheldon, Iowa; Natosha Marie Engelkes, 21, of Hartley, Iowa; Sarah Ann King, 28, of Sheldon, Iowa, all face charges for Delivery of Hydrocodone and Failure to Have an Iowa Drug Tax Stamp.
Todd Robert Earle, 21, of Sheldon, Iowa and Jeremy Ronald Sheriff, 20, of Matlock, Iowa, were charged with Delivery of Hydrocodone, Delivery of Oxycodone and Failure to have an Iowa Drug Tax Stamp.
Dennis Lee Johnson, 57, of Sheldon, Iowa and Kristi Ann Johnson, 46, of Sheldon, Iowa, face charges for Delivery of Oxycodone, Failure to have an Iowa Drug Tax Stamp.
Bounmy Senaphan, 30, of Nemaha, Iowa was charged with Delivery of Methamphetamine, Conspiracy to Delivery Methamphetamine and Child Endangerment.
And Dolly Vega-Rosas, 24, of Nemaha, Iowa, faces Delivery of Methamphetamine and Conspiracy to Delivery Methamphetamine charges.
The drug delivery charges are all Class C felonies, carrying a possible 10 year and $10,000 penalty. The drug tax stamp charges are Class D felonies, meaning a possible five years in prison and a $7500 fine.
Senaphan's child endangerment charge is an aggravated misdemeanor, a crime that carries two years and a fine of $6250.