Muscatine man arrested on drug charges

2013-08-09T11:15:00Z 2013-08-09T18:43:04Z Muscatine man arrested on drug charges Muscatine Journal
August 09, 2013 11:15 am

MUSCATINE, Iowa — A Muscatine man faces multiple drug charges after police found supplies in his car.

According to court documents, around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, Donald Clark, 40, whose last reported address is listed as 1219 Orange St., was involved in a disturbance at his home. He left the scene before police arrived but was found soon after in his car on the 600 block of E. Harbor Drive. Clark consented to a search of his vehicle and inside, police found precursor materials for manufacturing illegal substances, prescription medication not in his name and drug paraphernalia.

Clark was charged with possession of a precursor substance to manufacture, a class D felony; unlawful possession of prescription medication, a serious misdemeanor; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.

A Class D felony carries a prison term of up to five years and a fine from $750-$7,500. A serious misdemeanor carries a maximum jail term of one year and a mandatory fine of no more than $1,500. A simple misdemeanor carries a maximum jail term of 30 days and a mandatory fine of no more than $500.

Clark remains in the Muscatine County Jail on $5,000 bond. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19.

-Joe Jarosz of the Muscatine Journal

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