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Ottumwa Man Facing List Of Charges As Result Of Drug Trafficking Investigation

An Ottumwa man was arrested Thursday facing drug trafficking charges following the execution of a search warrant. 59 year old Robert Allen Engle of Ottumwa was taken into custody after the search turned up more than a pound of meth, quantities of marijuana indicative of distribution, cash and other items related to distribution.

The Ottumwa Police Department, Wapello County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, and the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force all participated in the investigation.

Engle has been charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute more than 5 grams of methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a school, a Class B Felony, the same for the marijuana charge, a Class D Felony, and 2 counts of a Drug Tax Stamp Violation Class D Felonies. 

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