Burlington Man Arrested with Methamphetamine

The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a Burlington man for possession of methamphetamine.

Reportedly around 10:29pm Tuesday, May 16th, a Des Moines County Deputy performed a regular check on a disabled motorcycle in the 500 block of Summer Street. The Deputy observed the man who appeared to be under the influence based on his behavior. After further investigation, 35 year old Gary Lee Swanson of Burlington was found to be in possession of methamphetamine.

He was subsequently arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and transported to the Des Moines County Correctional Center.