February 13, 2023 - 4:02 pm - Posted in News

Sheldon, Iowa — An Ocheyedan man has been arrested on a warrant for drug charges.

According to a criminal complaint filed with the O’Brien County Clerk of Court’s Office by the Sheldon Police Department, 59-year-old Glen Dowdy of Ocheyedan is accused of the possession of a controlled substance after at least two prior convictions. He was arrested on a warrant on Thursday, February 9th, 2023.

The complaint states that during a search on January 29th, a small baggie with a white crystalline substance was found on the passenger floor of the vehicle. Dowdy had been sitting in the passenger seat of the car when he was contacted by the officer. The officer says the baggie was field tested and was positive for methamphetamine.

Dowdy was charged with possession of a controlled substance, third or subsequent offense, a class D felony. If convicted, Dowdy could face up to five years in prison.

Dowdy faces a preliminary hearing on March 1st, 2023.

He was released from custody the same day he was arrested.

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