Two arrested in Lee County on narcotics charges


    Photos courtesy of Lee County Police. L to R: Farnett, Montgomery.<p>{/p}

    The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of two individuals on narcotics charges.

    Christopher Farnett, 40 from St. Paul, Iowa, was arrested February 28th in West Point, Iowa by the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

    Farnett is charged with Aiding and Abetting to the Delivery of More Than Five Grams of Methamphetamine Within 1,000 feet of a Public Park, a Class B felony. If convicted, Farnett can face up to 30 years in a state correctional facility.

    Brett Montgomery was arrested on March 3rd by the Keokuk Police Department.

    Montgomery is charged with Delivery of Less Than 5 grams of MDMA, a Class C felony. If convicted, Montgomery faces up to 10 years in a state correctional facility.

    These two arrests stem from an investigation by the Task Force into allegations that they were involved with the distribution of illegal drugs in Lee County.

    The Lee County Attorney's office, Lee County Sheriff's Office, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, and the Keokuk Police Department assisted the Task Force in these investigations.

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