Task Force Conducts Early Morning Raid

OTTUMWA-On Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at approximately 6:45 a.m., officers from Ottumwa Police Department Emergency Response Team, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Ottumwa Police Department, and the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force, executed a search warrant at the Miguel Angel Gallegos JR residence located at 1707 Asbury, Ottumwa.

 

Evidence consistent with the distribution of marijuana was seized as a result of the search.  The following people were arrested:

 

Miguel Angel Gallegos, Jr.

Miguel Angel Gallegos, Jr.

Miguel Angel Gallegos JR, age 30, of 1707 Asbury, Ottumwa, was charged with the following charges:

  • Delivery of Marijuana, 4 Counts, all Class “D” Felonies
  • Possession with the Intent to Deliver Marijuana, a Class “D” Felony
  • Failure to Affix a Drug Tax Stamp, a Class “D” Felony
  • Prohibited Acts (Enhanced) Possession of Cocaine, an Aggravated Misdemeanor

 

Amanda Norisa Gallegos

Amanda Norisa Gallegos

Amanda Norisa Gallegos, age 21, of 1707 Asbury, Ottumwa, was arrested and charged with:

  • Prohibited Acts- Possession of Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor

 

 Please note the following pursuant to recent Supreme Court rulings: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.