Man Faces Drug, Arson Charges Following March Fire
ANAMOSA, Iowa - Anamosa Police arrested a man Friday in connection to a March 28th house fire. Michael Clark is charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine Within 1000 Feet of a School and 2nd Degree Arson.
On March 28, Anamosa Police stopped a car for speeding. The female driver indicated she was rushing her husband, Clark, to the Jones Regional ER, where it was initially reported that the Clark suffered from electrical burns.
Meanwhile, crews were dispatched to a house fire at 204 N. Huber Street in Anamosa. The investigation determined the fire was a result of a Clandestine Laboratory that was used to Manufacture Meth. The house was located within the 1000 ft. of St. Patrick's Parochial Elementary School.
During an interview with police, Clark admitted to "cooking" Meth for 6 months at the vacant house which his wife owned. The couple lived across the street.
Clark posted a cash bond of $60,000 and was released from jail.
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