Jackson County men face drug-related charges

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Two Jackson County residents were arrested after police found items used to make meth in their home.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, officers had a warrant to search a home in rural Zwingle, Iowa. Officers searched the home on Bellevue Cascade Road on Friday, May 16, 2014 around 7 a.m. They found several people inside the home and numerous items used to manufacture meth.

A spokesperson from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said that 24-year-old Nicholas John Baker and 23-year-old Shawn Michael Stierman, who both lived at the residence, were arrested and charged with conspiracy to manufacture meth as well as gathering where drugs are used.

The two men were held in the Jackson County Detention Center.