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Third sentence for Cresco drug bust

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Police say they found meth and prescription pills after a search.

Posted: Jul 10, 2018 1:21 PM

CRESCO, Iowa – A third sentence has been handed down for a Howard County drug bust.

Michael Leyton Walters, 30 of Cresco, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a premise for the use of drugs. He’s been ordered to spend two days in jail, up to one year in a residential facility, and one to two years on supervised probation.

Walters and four other people were arrested on December 12, 2017 after Cresco police searched a home and say they found meth and six different prescription drugs without a prescription.

Billie Jean Hageman of Lime Springs pleaded guilty to possession of meth and possession of amitriptyline. She got a deferred judgment and two years of probation.

David Lynn Gaul of Cresco pleaded guilty to maintaining a premise for drug use and possession of meth. He was sentenced to two days in the Howard County Jail and one to two years of supervised probation.

Lance Aaron Souhrada and Kristie Joe Cobban, both of Cresco, are facing charges from the city of Cresco for possession of drug paraphernalia. Court records state they have not yet entered any pleas.

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