MASON CITY – Shorty before 2:45 AM last Friday morning Mason City police officers made contact with 65-year-old Leslie Allen Edwards at his residence listed as 805 South Harrison Avenue.
Edwards was initially charged with possession of meth, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and no driver’s license following the contact.
Law Enforcement also discovered Edwards had been wanted in Polk County since a warrant was issued for his arrest on March 14th, 2007 for one aggravated misdemeanor count of 1st degree harassment.
Edwards was released from Cerro Gordo County jail after a preliminary hearing for the drug charges was set for June 15th at 8:30 am.
Edwards was then transported to the Polk County Jail and booked in at 7:52 PM. He is currently being held in Polk Count on a $2,000 cash or surety bond pending an arraignment set for July 16th at 8 AM.
SUBJECT IS INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY