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61 Pounds of Marijuana Seized in Raid of Ottumwa Burrito Restaurant, Home
OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) Police say three men have been arrested in Ottumwa after large drug raids.
The Ottumwa Courier reports that Brian Dean Rork of Ottumwa is charged with possession with intent to deliver more than five grams of methamphetamine, possession of a firearm by a felon, and failure to affix a drug tax stamp.
Authorities say a search of his home yielded marijuana plants and a laboratory for making DMT, a hallucinogenic drug.
Officers also arrested 24-year-old Jose Guadalupe Inocencio and 35-year-old Jorge Lugo-Gomez, who both live in Ottumwa. Police say a search of their home and a Tasty Burrito restaurant in Ottumwa led to the seizure of 61 pounds of marijuana, five pounds of methamphetamine and a large amount of synthetic cannabinoids. Both men face drug charges.