Marshall County

Two Hardin County residents arrested by Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force

December 10, 2007

912 Stevens St., in Iowa Falls - Two Hardin County residents were arrested on drug offenses, Friday night, December 7, 2007, after authorities executed two search warrants and recovered drugs and drug evidence.

A search of an apartment at 912 Stevens St., in Iowa Falls, netted several grams of methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana, and other drug evidence, resulting in the arrest of one resident of the apartment.

Arrested was:

Aimee Kay Wright, age 22, of 912 Stevens St., Iowa Falls, IA.
Wright was charged with:

  • Possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, a Class B Felony.
  • Possession with intent to deliver cocaine, a Class C Felony
  • Violation of the Drug Tax stamp, a Class D Felony
  • Possession of Marijuana, a serious misdemeanor

Wright made an initial appearance in court on 12-8-07, and was released.

Officers then searched a residence located in rural Hardin County, at 28254 Hwy 57, Ackley, IA., and took another suspect into custody.

Arrested on the scene was:

Gorge Monge, alias Arturo Monge age 32, of 28254 Hwy 57 Ackley, IA.

Monge has been charged with:

  • Two counts of Delivery of methamphetamine, both Class B Felonies
  • Possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, a B felony
  • Possession with intent to deliver cocaine, a C felony
  • Violations of the Drug Tax stamp, Class D felonies.
  • Ongoing Criminal Conduct, a Class B felony
  • Forgery (based on fraudulent documents), a Class D Felony

Monge was being held at the Hardin County Jail on $3000,000.00 bond.

The search warrant at his residence, netted documents evidence, and over $3,700.00 in cash.

The arrests were made after a four month investigation into sales and distribution of methamphetamine in the Hardin County area. The Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force received assistance in this case, from the Hardin County Sheriff's Office, the Iowa Falls Police Department, the Ackley Police Department, the Marshalltown Police Department K-9 Unit, and the Iowa National Guard Counterdrug program.

The investigation is continuing and no additional arrests are expected at this time.

Officer making release
Detective Burt Tecklenburg / Marshall County Sheriff's Office
Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force

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The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is headed up by Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus. Sheriff Kamatchus is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.

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Marshall County Sheriff's Office
Fax 641-754-6369

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