Burlington woman accused of running drug house

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A 32-year-old woman faces nearly a dozen charges after police said they busted a drug house operating in her Burlington, Iowa apartment.

Police said they arrested Sharockia McGuire when they served a search warrant on her apartment in the 1100 block of University Place on Thursday, July 26, 2012.  She was initially arrested for three Des Moines County warrants for felony delivery of crack cocaine. 

Police said they found and confiscated more items during their search of McGuire’s apartment, and they’ve filed additional charges against her.  The additional charges are possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession with intent to deliver ecstasy-MDMA, maintaining a drug house and two counts of drug tax stamp violation.   

All of the charges are felonies except maintaining a drug house, which is an aggravated misdemeanor.

McGuire was held in the Des Moines County Jail pending a court appearance.

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