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MIDTF Serves Narcotics Search Warrant

February 24, 2023

On February 24th, 2023, investigators with the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force served a narcotics search warrant at 407 N 7th Ave Marshalltown, Iowa.

As a result of this investigation, one suspect was arrested and transported to the Marshall County Jail on various criminal drug charges:

Kevin Lingard, age 72 of Marshalltown, Iowa

  • Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance w/ Intent to Deliver (meth) B -Felony, maximum sentence of 25 years.
  • Failure to Affix Drug Tax Stamp-D Felony, maximum sentence of 5 years.
  • Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance (marijuana) 2nd Offense – Aggravated Misdemeanor, maximum sentence of 2 years.
  • Prohibited Acts – Aggravated Misdemeanor, maximum sentence of 2 years.
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Simple Misdemeanor, maximum sentence of 30 days. 

During a search of the residence investigators discovered evidence of drug use and sales. Investigators seized approximately nine (9) pounds of suspected methamphetamine, marijuana, over $7000 in US currency, and drug related paraphernalia.  Methamphetamine seized has an estimated street value over $160,000.00

The Mid Iowa Drug Task Force was assisted with the execution of the search warrant by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, Marshall County Reserve Deputy K9 Lizzy, Marshalltown Police Department, and the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement.

The Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force is funded by a grant, through the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office

The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is led by Sheriff Joel Phillips. Sheriff Phillips is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County. Anyone with information about violent crime or illegal activity is asked to contact Marshall County Sheriff’s Office at under Contact Us/Submit a Crime Tip.

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