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Mason City Man Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charge

A Mason City man has been arrested on a drug trafficking charge.

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office says they executed a search warrant for illegal narcotics in the 700 block of South Illinois Avenue at about 1:30 p.m. Monday afternoon. An investigation led to the arrest of 66-year-old George Wescott III on a charge of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, a Class C felony. Wescott was also charged with serious misdemeanor possession of marijuana and a simple misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Wescott was booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail. The Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement assisted with the investigation.

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA
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