Fort Madison man and woman arrested on multiple drug charges

Fort Madison, IA-  The Lee County Narcotics Task Force has reported the arrest of a Fort Madison man and woman on felony and misdemeanor drug charges.

54-year-old Jerry Beames and 38-year-old Sherri Beames, both of Fort Madison, were both arrested Thursday, June 30th, in the 1700 block of 35th street in Fort Madison.

Jerry Beames was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd or Subsequent Offense, Maintaining a Drug House, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Child Endangerment.

Sherri Beames was charged with Maintaining a Drug House, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Child Endangerment.

The arrests of Jerry and Sherri Beames stem from an execution of a search warrant at a residence by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force.

During the search of the residence, Investigators discovered illegal narcotics, and drug paraphernalia that suggests the routine use of illegal substances. During the investigation, it was also found that there was a minor child living in the residence.