MASON CITY – The trouble for this Rockwell man began in December when he was caught with drugs by police on Monroe Avenue, and has only gotten worse since.
On December 6, 2013, police arrested 43-year-old Lewy Lee Curtiss as he was sitting in a parked car at a vacant rental property at the 000 block of North Monroe Avenue. It was 2 AM in the morning, and Lewis was discovered to be in possession of methamphetamine and a schedule IV controlled substance as well as drug paraphernalia. Lewis pled not guilty to drug charges, posted bond, and was released from jail. He’s awaiting a June jury trial.
Curtiss was caught a second time by Mason City police on January 1, 2014, with controlled substances and charged with a D felony and a C felony for possession of methampetamine. Lewis pled not guilty and is awaiting an April 8, 2014 jury trial on the D felony charge and a hearing on April 3 on the C felony charge.
Curtiss is being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $5,000 cash-only bond.