Manchester Police Seize $40,000 of Meth

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By Aaron Hepker

MANCHESTER, Iowa - Manchester Police made their biggest meth bust to date Tuesday morning.

Police Chief Bruce Trapp told our coverage partner KMCH Radio that officers seized nearly one pound of crystal methamphetamine valued at an estimated $40,000.

The meth bust happened at the EZ Pickens Truck Stop area, located along Highway 13, at about 3 a.m. Tuesday.

Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle and discovered the driver, George Mitchell Junior, 56, of Waterloo, was barred from driving.

Officers discovered what appeared to be drug paraphernalia items. After obtaining a search warrant, police found nearly one pound of crystal methamphetamine.

Mitchell and his passenger, Hanna Moline, 24, of Waterloo, have been charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, Drug Stamp Violation and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Mitchell also faces several other charges. Both were taken to the Delaware County Jail.
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