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02/05/2018

Wheeler & Pattison arrested on drug charges

ON 2/2/2018 AT APPROXIMATELY 12:59 A.M., THE PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ASSISTED THE REMSEN POLICE DEPARTMENT WITH A TRAFFIC STOP ON HARRISON STREET IN REMSEN.  THE VEHICLE STOPPED WAS OCCUPIED BY INDIVIDUALS THAT WERE SUSPECTS IN A THEFT THAT OCCURRED AT WALMART IN LE MARS. 

DURING THE COURSE OF THE STOP, THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE DEPLOYED A NARCOTICS DETECTION K9 AROUND THE EXTERIOR OF THE SUSPECTS VEHICLE.  AS A RESULT OF THE K9 DETECTING THE ODOR OF NARCOTICS COMING FROM VEHICLE, A SEARCH WAS CONDUCTED FINDING METHAMPHETAMINE AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA INSIDE THE VEHICLE. 

THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE, CHRISTOPHER DAVID WHEELER, AGE 40 OF SUTHERLAND, IA, WAS PLACED UNDER ARREST FOR POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 2ND OFFENSE, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, AND OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.  A PASSENGER IN THE VEHICLE, MICHELE PATTISON, 42 OF SUTHERLAND, IA, WAS PLACED UNDER ARREST FOR POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  BOTH INDIVIDUALS WERE BOOKED INTO THE PLYMOUTH COUNTY JAIL. 

 
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