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      Police: Family that cooks together, gets jailed together

      Brett Traman, 23, of 1203 23rd Street in Fort Madison

      Two Fort Madison men face felony and misdemeanor drug charges after an investigation looked into allegations of a strong chemical odor coming from 1203 23rd Street in Fort Madison.

      Roger Traman, 71, and Brett Traman, 23, both of that address, were arrested on August 31 when a search warrant was served and items supporting the charges were discovered.

      Roger Traman faces charges of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine in excess of five grams within 1000 feet of a school, a class B felony with a special enhancement, possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor, and maintaining a drug house, an aggravated misdemeanor. Brett Traman faces charges of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine in excess of five grams within 1000 feet of a school second or subsequent offense, a class B felony with two special enhancements, possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor, and maintaining a drug house, an aggravated misdemeanor.

      If convicted, Roger Traman faces up to 32 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility, while Brett Traman, if convicted, could face up to 82 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility.

      The Lee County Attorney??s Office, Lee County Sheriff??s Office, and the Fort Madison Police Department assisted the Lee County Narcotics Task Force in this investigation.