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Storm Lake Police Make Two Drug-Related Arrests

June 11, 2021 9:34am

Storm Lake Police have arrested two individuals on drug possession charges.

At approximately 11pm Thursday, officers located a wanted individual in a vehicle in the 1300 block of East Lakeshore Drive. The wanted person was identified as 30-year-old Nicholas Thomas of Storm Lake. Thomas was wanted on a Buena Vista County warrant charging him with 5th Degree Theft, a simple misdemeanor.

A Storm Lake Police K-9 was deployed on the vehicle Thomas was in, and showed a positive alert for narcotics. A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in officers locating a quantity of methamphetamine, marijuana wax, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia.

Thomas and the driver of the vehicle, 34-year-old Angela Clayton of Spencer, were taken into custody without incident.

In addition to the Buena Vista County warrant, Thomas was charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Offense, a class D felony...and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a 10-thousand 600 dollar bond.

Clayton was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, a serious misdemeanor...and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was booked in the BV County Jail on a 13-hundred dollar bond.