The Ottumwa Courier


May 8, 2014

Two Ottumwans charged with drug distribution

OTTUMWA — Two search warrants executed in Ottumwa Thursday morning have led to the arrest of two individuals charged with drug distribution.

According to a press release issued by the Ottumwa Police Department, officers from the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department, Ottumwa Police Department Emergency Response Team, United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Iowa Department of Public Safety Division of Narcotics Enforcement and the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force executed the search warrants at 813 E. Finley Ave. and 10679 Miller Chapel Road early Thursday morning.

At the home located at 813 E. Finley Ave., which was occupied by Vincent Scott, 54, of Ottumwa, the officers seized items consistent with the distribution of controlled substances and a firearm, according to the news release.

Also, at the home of Kathleen McKeehan, 52, of 10679 Miller Chapel Road, they were able to obtain items consistent with the distribution of controlled substances, cash and a firearm.

Both McKeehan and Scott were arrested as a result of the investigation and are being held at the Wapello County Jail on bonds of $100,000.

McKeehan was charged with possession with the intent to deliver more than five grams of methamphetamine, a Class B Felony; possession with the intent to deliver marijuana, a Class D Felony; and failure to affix a drug tax stamp, a Class D Felony.

Scott was charged with four counts of delivery of less than five grams of methamphetamine, all Class C Felonies, and possession with the intent to deliver more than five grams of methamphetamine, a Class B Felony.


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