FREMONT COUNTY, Iowa- Deputies in western Iowa's Fremont County made a big drug bust early this (Friday) morning on Interstate 29.
The Sheriff's Office says deputies stopped a 2017 Chevy Coachman RV near the 4-mile marker southbound for several moving violations. A police dog detected 300 pounds of marijuana.
Deputies arrested 65-year-old Richard Jordan of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 44-year-old Elwood Perry, Jr, of Chesapeake, Virginia, and 45-year-old Patrick Hawes, of Norfolk, Virginia.
The three men are charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver more 100 Kilograms, a Class B Felony, and are being held in the Fremont County Jail without bond, pending an initial appearance with a Magistrate.
The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa Division of Narcotic Enforcement.
(Pictured below: Patrick Hawes, Richard Jordan, and Elwood Perry)