Ottumwa man arrested on drug charges


A 43 year old Ottumwa man is being held in the Wapello County jail following his arrest last Thursday.

The Wapello County Sheriff’s Department says Thursday evening, deputies responded to 6010 Cliffland Road and as the result of an investigation, Daniel Payne Jr. was arrested on two arrest warrants for Failure to Appear and Interference with official acts and Criminal trepass.

Payne was also charged with Delivery of Marijuana , Drug Tax Stamp violation and two counts of Possession of a Firearm by a felon. These charges were filed following an incident that occurred On December 12th of last year.

Payne had not been charged or arrested on these charges previously due to the Wapello County Sheriff’s Department waiting on lab tests from the DCI Crime Lab in Ankeny, Iowa.

Paye is currently being held in the Wapello County Jail on a 12-thousand 500-dollar bond.