Three Substances, Including Crack Cocaine, Seized in Burlington

The Southeast Iowa Narcotics Task Force has been conducting an in-depth investigation over the past several months into a suspected drug network operating in Burlington, Iowa. This investigation culminated in the execution of a search warrant at 221 S 9th St., Burlington.

On June 20, 2024 at approximately 9:30 A.M. officers from the Task Force, with the assistance of local law enforcement agencies, carried out the search warrant at the residence located at 221 S 9th St. Crack cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana, were among the substances seized during the arrest of 56 year old James Griffin. He received two warrants for possession of Controlled Substance and Possession with Intent to Deliver, amongst other charges.

This operation is part of a broader effort to dismantle drug trafficking operations within the region and ensure the safety and well-being of the community.