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Oelwein Man Arrested for Supplying Drugs to Minors

A northeast Iowa man has been arrested for supplying drugs to minors.

The Oelwein Police Department says 26-year-old Edgar Torres Santiago was taken into custody following a report of suspicious activity at a residence on 2nd Avenue Northwest just after 8 p.m. Tuesday night. According to a criminal complaint, someone reported seeing three females being dragged inside the home.

An investigation determined that two juvenile females, ages 13 and 17, admitted to visiting Torres Santiago and smoking marijuana provided by him. A green leafy substance believed to be marijuana was discovered inside the residence and Torres Santiago was arrested.

He’s been charged with two counts of drug distribution violation to persons under 18, Class B felonies; gathering where marijuana is used , a serious misdemeanor; and possession of rrug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. 

Mark Pitz

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