Coates arrested for PCS/OWI/Paraphernalia/Drug Tax Stamp

On March 8, 2022, a traffic stop was conducted at the intersection of C38 and Lake Ave in Le Mars, Iowa by a Plymouth County Sheriff’s Deputy.  During the traffic stop, the driver, Dustin William Coates, age 35 of Cherokee, Iowa, was arrested after a short foot pursuit.  Mr. Coates was charged with possession of a controlled substance, OWI 1st offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to affix a drug tax stamp.  Mr. Coates was booked into the Plymouth County Jail on these charges.