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Three women arrested - 1 a teacher at Northwood-Kensett - after Worth County search

Joya Salzkorn (left), Sara Fenske (middle), Taylor Pohar (right).
Joya Salzkorn (left), Sara Fenske (middle), Taylor Pohar (right).

Sheriff's Office says all are facing multiple drug charges.

Posted: Nov 18, 2018 11:48 AM
Updated: Nov 19, 2018 6:43 AM

NORTHWOOD, Iowa – Three women are facing drug charges after the search of a Northwood home on Saturday.

The Worth County Sheriff’s Office says deputies searched a home in the 900 block of 3rd Avenue N at around 11:30 am and discovered methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription pills, a handgun, and drug paraphernalia.

As a result:

- Joya Salzkorn, 23 of Hartley, is charged with unlawful possession of prescription pills, possession of marijuana-2nd offense, possession of meth-2nd offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

- Sara Fenske, 27 of Northwood, was arrested for possession of marijuana-2nd offense, possession of meth-2nd offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Fenske is a teacher at Northwood-Kensett. 

"The Northwood-Kensett Community Schools are aware of the charges and the employee will be placed on administrative leave pending further review," the school district said Sunday in a statement.

- Taylor Pohar, 22 of Milford, was taken into custody for possession of marijuana-3rd or subsequent offense, possession of meth-3rd or subsequent offense, unlawful possession of a firearm, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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