On April 6, at approximately 5:13AM, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of 265th Street and Iowa Avenue, south of Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
After an investigation, it was found that the driver, Zackary Daniel Kirkbride, 36, Mount Pleasant; was in possession of over five grams of methamphetamine, over eight grams of psilocybin mushrooms, liquid T.H.C., drug paraphernalia, and a firearm.
As result of the traffic stop, and ongoing narcotics intelligence, a search warrant was obtained and executed at Kirkbride’s residence near Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
After the execution of the search warrant, quantity amounts of methamphetamine, psilocybin mushrooms, marijuana, liquid T.H.C., heroin, drug paraphernalia, and another firearm were located and seized.
As a result of both investigations, Zackary Daniel Kirkbride was charged with the following: three counts of Drug Tax Stamp Violations (Class D Felony), Controlled Substance Violation-Heroin (Class C Felony), Controlled Substance Violation- Psilocybin (Class C Felony), two counts of a Controlled Substance Violation-Methamphetamine (Class B Felony), Controlled Substance Violation-Marijuana (Class D Felony), two counts of Dominion/Control of a Firearm/Offensive Weapon by Domestic Abuse Offender (Class D Felony), two counts of Violation of No Contact/Protective Order-Contempt (Simple Misdemeanor), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Simple Misdemeanor.) Kirkbride was also given a citation for failing to provide financial liability and a written warning for the non-functioning brake light.