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Hessenius Arrested on Drug Charges 6/26/14

On June 26th, 2014 at around 12:06am a deputy responded to a vehicle in the ditch near the intersection of Highway 86 and 180th Street.  When the deputy arrived on scene the vehicle was unoccupied.  The vehicle was registered to a Shane Hessenius (23) of Milford, IA.  The deputy could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  The vehicle was towed and a subsequent inventory of the vehicle was performed.

When the deputy got to the trunk area he noticed a green leafy substance, to wit; marijuana, spread out all over.  Also in the trunk were several plastic baggies.

Warrants were issued for Hessenius for:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver (Class D Felony)
  • Failure to Maintain Control

Hessenius was later picked up on the warrants and posted a $5,300 bond.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

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