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Man Arrested After 20 Grams of Meth Found in Vehicle

Posted: Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at 6:26 am
Author: KCII staff


Jack D. Hamilton

Authorities arrested a man in Jefferson County after finding approximately 20 grams of methamphetamine in his vehicle.

According to the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies initiated a traffic stop in Batavia Wednesday at 10:55 a.m. After finding the methamphetamine while searching the vehicle, 24-year-old Jack David Hamilton of Ottumwa was arrested. He was charged with possession of more than five grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, failure to affix a drug tax stamp, and driving while barred – two felonies and one misdemeanor. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.