Task Force Conducts Early Morning Raid

On Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at approximately 6:45 a.m., officers from Ottumwa Police Department Emergency Response Team, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Ottumwa Police Department, and the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force, executed a search warrant at the Miguel Angel Gallegos JR residence located at 1707 Asbury, Ottumwa.

Evidence consistent with the distribution of marijuana was seized as a result of the search. The following people were arrested:

Miguel Angel Gallegos JR, age 30, of 1707 Asbury, Ottumwa, was charged with the following charges:
• Delivery of Marijuana, 4 Counts, all Class “D” Felonies
• Possession with the Intent to Deliver Marijuana, a Class “D” Felony
• Failure to Affix a Drug Tax Stamp, a Class “D” Felony
• Prohibited Acts (Enhanced) Possession of Cocaine, an Aggravated Misdemeanor

Amanda Norisa Gallegos, age 21, of 1707 Asbury, Ottumwa, was arrested and charged with:
• Prohibited Acts- Possession of Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor
• Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor


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