Police Find Meth Remnants Inside Iowa City Apartment
By Lee Hermiston, Reporter
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Police said they discovered evidence of meth use in an Iowa City apartment.
On July 29, members of the Iowa City Police Department and Johnson County Drug Task Force searched an apartment unit at 628 N. Linn St. in Iowa City's Northside Neighborhood. Police said they had received multiple complaints about the use or manufacturing of meth in that apartment unit.
Police seized two hollow tubes in the bedroom that later tested positive for methamphetamine.
On Monday, police arrested the occupant of the apartment, 39-year-old Kenneth J. Emerson and he faces charges of possession of methamphetamine - third or subsequent offense and keeping a drug house. Police said Emerson was convicted of possession of a controlled substance in 2001, 2004 and 2009.
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