Press Releases

Lawler Arrested on drug charges

DCSO arrested Michael M Lawler (18) of Spirit Lake January 25, 2013. 

Lawler was stopped in the 2500 block of M-56 for a traffic violation.  A Sheriff's Deputy could smell the odor of marijuana from inside the vehicle.  A vehicle search turned up plant material believed to be marijuana, prescription pills and drug paraphernalia.  Lawler was booked into the Dickinson County Jail and later released on $6000 bond.  Lawler was charged with:

Possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver - Marijuana   Class D Felony

Unlawful possession of prescription drug or device - Serious misdemeanor

Possession of drug paraphernalia - Simple Misdemeanor


DCSO is a member of the Iowa Great Lakes Drug Task Force.

Location & Contact Info

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office

Physical Address
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1200
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 214
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(t) 712-336-2793
(f) 712-336-1946