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Estherville man busted with meth operation


This news story was published on August 6, 2019.
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ESTHERVILLE – Police in Estherville raided a residence there and discovered a possible meth-dealing operation, resulting in the arrest of one man who quickly got out of jail.

On Friday August 2, 2019 as a result of an ongoing investigation, Estherville Police obtained and executed a search warrant at 427 North 18th Street. During the search, Estherville Police deployed K-9 Max. As a result, Police located approximately 2 ½ ounces of Methamphetamine as well as a scale and other items of drug paraphernalia.

At the conclusion of the investigation, Estherville Police arrested 48-year-old Theodore West of Estherville. West was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) with Intent to Deliver, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

West was transported to the Emmet County Jail where he appeared in front of a Magistrate. West was released on a $25,000 cash or surety bond the following day. The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are expected.

Theodore West

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5 Responses to Estherville man busted with meth operation

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 6, 2019 at 3:34 pm

    Speed kills.

  2. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 6, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    Another old white jerk gets nabbed. MAGA

  3. Allen Reply Report comment

    August 6, 2019 at 10:28 am

    Hang the SOB!