Estherville man arrested on drug charges

Tue 8-6-2019

An Estherville man was arrested following the execution of a search warrant Friday in Estherville.

As a result of an ongoing investigation, Estherville Police obtained and executed a search warrant at 427 North 18th Street. During the search, Estherville Police deployed K-9 Max. As a result, Police located approximately 2 ½ ounces of Methamphetamine as well as a scale and other items of drug paraphernalia.

At the conclusion of the investigation, Estherville Police arrested 48-year-old Theodore West of Estherville. West was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) with Intent to Deliver, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

West was transported to the Emmet County Jail where he appeared in front of a Magistrate. West was released on a $25,000 cash or surety bond the following day. The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are expected.