A joint investigation conducted on Wednesday by the U.S. Postal Service Inspectors Office, the Iowa Department of Narcotics Enforcement and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office resulted in the arrest of two Kiron residents.
The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office said that on April 10, they arrested Shannon Michelle Lee Mink, 36, and Allan Thomas Price, 28, on drug-related charges.
Information contained in the criminal complaint filed in district court says that on Wednesday, Mink went to the post office in Kiron where she took possession of a package that contained about two pounds of marijuana. Mink was interviewed and stated she had the marijuana sent to her from California and that she had received similar packages before.
She admitted to selling the marijuana she had previously received and admitted that she intended to sell the marijuana that was in the package she had picked up, according to the criminal complaint.
The complaint states that Mink also advised that she had more marijuana at her residence and advised that she would take law enforcement to the residence and allow law enforcement to get it.
Officers went to 25 Lemon Street where they found three glass jars containing marijuana and resin containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
According to a release from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, Mink was charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana, a Class D felony; possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to affix a drug tax stamp, a class D felony; and possession of marijuana, a serious misdemeanor.
Price was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, a glass marijuana pipe containing marijuana residue, a simple misdemeanor.
He was also arrested on a Crawford County warrant for probation violation.
Both Fink and Price were transported to the Crawford County Jail on their charges. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office reminds that the charges are merely allegations and both subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty.