The Southeast Iowa Narcotics Task Force has been working tirelessly for the past several months on an investigation involving the trafficking of narcotics at 1404 Lucas Ave in Burlington. On November 15th, the hard work paid off, as a search warrant was obtained and executed at the residence. Once inside, officers found evidence of narcotic trafficking.
Two men were arrested as a result of the search warrant and investigation. Marcus Steele was placed under arrest and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Offense, a serious misdemeanor.
Emmanuel Davis was placed under arrest for Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd Offense a D Felony, as well as an Illinois Warrant for Delivery of Controlled Substance – Cocaine.
The Southeast Iowa Narcotics Task Force was assisted by the Burlington Police Department, Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office, West Burlington Police Department, Lee County Narcotics Task Force and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.
All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.