Two drug arrests in Montgomery Co. in less than 6-hours


November 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Two southwest Iowa men were arrested on drug charges over a period of less than six-hours recently. Authorities in Red Oak report a Fremont County man was arrested early this (Thursday) morning, on drug charges.  According to the Police Department, 23-year-old Jonathan Lee Million, of Farragut, was arrested on the following charges: Possession with Intent to Deliver/Methamphetamine;  Possession of a Controlled Substance/Marijuana; Possession of drug paraphernalia, and Operating a motor vehicle While under the Influence/drug related, 2nd offense.  In addition, Million was charged Driving While Suspended.

Officials say Red Oak Police Officers confiscated more than 2 grams of a substance suspected of being methamphetamine, and nearly 2 grams of suspected marijuana from a vehicle Million was in, during a traffic stop in the 100 block of West Elm Street, at around 2:30-a.m., Thursday.  Million was transported to the Montgomery County Jail, where he was being held on $50,000 cash bond.

And, a four-month long investigation led to the execution of a search warrant at a Red Oak residence just before 9-p.m. Wednesday. Afterward, 37-year old Markus Eugene Johnson, of Red Oak, was arrested on felony drug charges. Red Oak Police were assisted at the scene by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Moore. Following the  search of a home at 301 4th Avenue, Johnson was charged with three counts of delivery of methamphetamine, one count of possession of meth with the intent to deliver, and one count of bringing contraband into a jail facility. Authorities also seized a number of items of drug paraphernalia, scales and packaging equipment.