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      Keokuk household busted for drugs

      Four residents of a Keokuk household were arrested Thursday on felony drug charges.

      The arrests stemmed from a search warrant that was executed on Des Moines Street in Keokuk. Evidence of a "shake and bake" method of manufacturing methamphetamine was discovered, as well as other items indicative of distribution of controlled substances, including marijuana.

      Casey Joe Davis, 29, is charged with Conspiracy to Manufacture More Than Five Grams of Methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a city park and in the presence of a minor, a Class B Felony, Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, a Class C Felony, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver, a Class D Felony, Delivery of Marijuana, also a Class D Felony, and Maintaining a Drug House, an aggravated misdemeanor. If convicted, he could face up to 57 years and 90 days in a state correctional facility.

      Brandy Davis, 25, is charged with Conspiracy to Manufacture More Than Five Grams of Methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a city park and in the presence of a minor, a Class B Felony, Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, a Class C Felony and Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver, a Class D Felony. She could face up to 52 years in prison if convicted.

      Taylor Dickens, 25, and Kenneth Kellum, 25, are both charged with Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a city park and in the presence of a minor, a Class B Felony. If convicted, they both could face up to 35 years in jail.

      The Keokuk Police Department, Lee County Sheriff's Reserve Unit, Ft. Madison Prison K9 Unit and Lee County Attorney's Office assisted the Lee County Narcotics Task Force in the investigation.