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Man Arrested On Drug Charges

Mon 7-12-2021

(Estherville)-- A traffic stop Wednesday in Estherville resulted in drug charges being filed against a man and juvenile.

The Estherville Police Department says an officer pulled over the vehicle for a minor traffic infraction and smelled marijuana coming from it as he approached. A subsequent search resulted in officers finding marijuana, marijuana wax, psilocybin mushrooms, and drug paraphernalia.

Raul Diaz of Estherville, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver psilocybin, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, failure to affix a drug tax stamp and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into jail and was later released after posting bond.

The juvenile was charged with possession of a controlled substance...marijuana...1st offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The juvenile was released to parents pending action from juvenile court services.

(Story courtesy of KUOO)