Year-long investigation into drugs for minors in Stuart leads to 3 arrests

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January 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Officials with the Stuart Police Department said Wednesday three people were arrested Tuesday, during the culmination of a year-long investigation to the supply of drugs to persons under age in the Stuart area. Search warrants served at two locations in Stuart resulted in the recovery of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Taken into custody at one residence was Nina Wagner and David Sherwood, of Stuart. The pair both face charges which include: possession of drug paraphernalia; possession of marijuana; possession of prescription drugs without a prescription; child endangerment; possession of methamphetamine; and, distribution of a schedule One controlled substance to a person under age18. Also taken into custody, at a separate residence, was Gerald Waltz.

Waltz faces charges that include: possession of drug paraphernalia; distribution of a prescription drug; possession of marijuana; possession of methamphetamine; and, distribution of a schedule One controlled substance to a person under age 18.

Officials say the investigation is ongoing, and additional charges are possible. Anyone with information regarding the sale or use of illegal drugs in the Stuart area, especially information pertaining to the sale of drugs to minors, are encouraged to contact the Stuart Police Department at (515)-523-1896.