Oskaloosa Man Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges

OSKALOOSA — The Oskaloosa Police Department reports that last Saturday, officers were on patrol and witnessed a suspicious person and vehicle outside of an open storage unit located at Champion Storage and Signs on South 7th street. Upon investigation and with the help of the Oskaloosa Police K9, the officers arrested Derek Graham, 39, of Oskaloosa, for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A search warrant was requested and issued for the open storage unit, leading to additional charges of possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, failure to affix drug tax stamp, and two counts of possession of controlled substance 3rd/subsequent offense.

The Oskaloosa Police Department was assisted by the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office and the Mahaska County 911 Center.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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