Not guilty pleas to 22 drug crimes in Hancock County

Man and woman from Crystal Lake arrested on March 4.

Posted: Apr 2, 2019 12:55 PM

GARNER, Iowa – A Hancock County duo is pleading not guilty to 22 drug charges.

Kirk and Rita Williams of Crystal Lake were arrested on March 4 after a search where law enforcement says it found methamphetamine, marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms, and drug paraphernalia.

Kirk Williams, 57, is charged with six counts of manufacture of marijuana, possession of meth-3rd offense, possession of marijuana-3r offense, possession of mushrooms-3rd offense, possession with intent to deliver meth, and two counts of failure to use a drug tax stamp.

Rita Williams, 62, is accused of six counts of manufacture of marijuana, possession of meth-2nd offense, possession of marijuana-2nd offense, possession of mushrooms-2nd offense, and failure to use a drug tax stamp.

The two are scheduled to stand trial starting May 29.

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