OPD arrests Burlington man after finding piles of drugs, thousands in cash


A Burlington, Iowa, man is facing serious jail time after a drug investigation.

On Friday, Ottumwa Police Chief Tom McAndrew said Douglas Horn, 56, has been arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver.

A multi-agency investigation was conducted on January 9.

Horn was found to be in possession of approximately one pound of methamphetamine and a loaded handgun.

Following his arrest, police executed a search warrant on the vehicle Horn was in and recovered an additional half pound of methamphetamine and over $20,000.

Police also executed a search warrant at Horn’s residence in Burlington and seized additional methamphetamine, marijuana, and 164 dosage units of suspected ecstasy.

Police also arrested Lisa Anne King, 50, of Fort Madison. She faces misdemeanor drug charges.

Both Horn and King have bonded out of jail.

If convicted on the most serious charge, Horn would face up to 25 years in jail.

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