3 Arrested at Ottumwa Home After Search Warrant Reveals Firearms, Drugs

A search warrant was executed in Ottumwa on Wednesday by the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force, Ottumwa Police Department’s Emergency Response Team, and the Iowa Department of Public Safety Division of Narcotics Enforcement.

As a result of this search at 339 N. Moore Street, police seized 3 firearms, marijuana, and evidence of drug distribution. This search has led to three people being arrested.

Isaiah Kevon Dennis, age 24, was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Washington County, Iowa for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Marijuana. Bond for this warrant was set at $1,000 cash only.

Jovanta Marice Bays, age 26, was arrested for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana and Failure to Affix a Drug Tax Stamp, both Class “D” Felonies.

Decareyanna Ruth Marie Brown, age 22, was arrested and charged with Keeping of Dangerous Animal Prohibited (Pit Bull), a Simple Misdemeanor.

This investigation is ongoing and additional criminal charges are pending.

Please note the following pursuant to recent Supreme Court rulings: “A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.”