The Ottumwa Courier

Southeast Iowa

July 13, 2013

Cincinnati sees big drug bust


Horn, 32, of Cincinnati, is accused of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, a Class B felony. Horn is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond.

StevenGarrison, 25, of Cincinnati, is accused of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, a Class B felony. Garrison is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond.

Babb, 52, of Cincinnati, is accused of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, a Class B felony. Babb is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond.

During the course of the investigation, law enforcement personnel also identified Corey Dwayne Short, 29, of Centerville, LeAnn Nicole Garrison, 23, Cincinnati, and Donald Robert Curtis III, 34, of Ames, alleging they are conspirators in the manufacturing process, as they are accused of purchasing pseudoephedrine on a regular, structured basis.

Short was arrested at his residence at 703 W. Madison St. in Centerville. Police allege he conspired to manufacture methamphetamine, a Class B felony. Short is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond.

At the time of Short’s arrest, LeAnn Garrison, 23, police say, was found to be in possession of marijuana, a serious misdemeanor. Garrison was arrested and transported to the Appanoose County Jail, where she was charged with conspiring to manufacture methamphetamine, a Class B felony. Garrison is being held on a $101,000 cash-only bond.

Curtis was arrested and charged at the Appanoose County Law Center with conspiring to manufacture methamphetamine, a Class B felony. Curtis is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond.

The latest activity in this case concerned Jerry Lee Horn, 30, of Centerville, charged in the 500 block of Maple Street in Centerville at 7:45 p.m. Thursday. Horn was charged with felony conspiracy to manufacture a controlled substance. He is being held on $100,000 bond.

Arrests were made by the Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office, South Central Iowa Drug Task Force, Centerville Police Department, Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Davis County Sheriff’s Office, Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force and Iowa State Patrol.

Cincinnati, population 426, is located between Centerville and the Missouri state line.

— To see reporter Mark Newman's Twitter feed, go to @couriermark

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