Two woman face drug charges
Police arrested two woman early Monday morning on drug charges.
Capt. Mike Hanken of the Marshalltown Police Department said an officer responded to a call at 2:30 a.m. claiming a man was carrying a gun on the 500 block of North First Avenue.
Upon arrival, the officer spotted the two woman, Cortney Quigley, 19 of Tama, and Brianna Anderson, 19 of Montour, allegedly attempting to hide in their car from police.
A subsequent search of the woman for weapons turned up 15 grams of marijuana, a glass meth pipe, marijuana pipes, snorting tubes and other drug paraphernalia, Hanken said.
Police charged Quigley with possession of marijuana, a serious misdemeanor, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor and Anderson with possession of drug paraphernalia.
The officer did not find any weapons and police received no further complaints, Hanken said.
Traffic stop lands Union woman with 4 misdemeanors
A Union woman faces child endangerment and drug charges after being stopped for a busted tail light.
Police pulled over Kelly Coleman, 27 of Union, just before 1 a.m. Monday on the 100 block of West State Street, said Capt. Mike Hanken of the Marshalltown Police Department.
While speaking with Coleman, the officer smelled marijuana and asked to search the car. Subsequent to the search, the officer found the remains of a marijuana cigarette and noticed Coleman's 5-year-old daughter asleep in the back seat.
Police cited Coleman for an improper brake light, failing to secure a child - both simple misdemeanor traffic violations - child endangerment, an aggravated misdemeanor, and possession of marijuana, a serious misdemeanor.
Hanken said police contacted the Department of Human Services to aid in the investigation.
Grundy County Sheriff Office
On Friday, Alejandro Becerra, age 24, of Marshalltown, was arrested by the Marshalltown Police Department on a Grundy County warrant charging him with driving while license is suspended. He posted bond and was released.
On Friday, Rolland Rowe, age 40, of Grundy Center, was arrested on a Grundy County warrant charging him with failure to appear. He was released on promise to appear.
On May 15, Jaime Nunez-Cruz, age 25, of Marshalltown, was arrested on Highway 20 on a Marshall County Warrant charging him with failure to appear. He was released to Marshall County authorities.
On May 16, a vehicle driven by Brian Meaney, age 31, of Cedar Falls, was eastbound on Highway 20 when it struck a deer that entered the traveled portion of the roadway. No injuries were reported. Damage to the Meaney vehicle was estimated at $5,000.