OTTUMWA – The Post Office intercepted a package they believed to contain drugs.

“The Postal Inspection Service intercepted a package from California to an address on Albany Street, in Ottumwa. They suspected that the package contained controlled substances in it, so they obtained a Federal Search Warrant and made a determination that the package had controlled substances inside,” said Ottumwa Police Lieutenant Jason Bell.

After the search warrant was executed, the Post Office contacted the Ottumwa Police Department.

“The package was delivered to 201 Albany and then we followed up the delivery with the execution of a search warrant at that residence,” said Lt. Bell. “Subsequent to the investigation, we were able to arrest two men.”

Shane Capps and Ryan Yancey were arrested on Friday, with no incident. The men have been charged with the following:Ryan Yancey and Shane Capps

  • Shane William Capps, age 34, of 201 Albany, Ottumwa, was arrested and charged with Possession with the Intent to Deliver more than 5 Grams of Methamphetamine (Class “B” Felony).
  • Ryan Whitley Yancey, age 28, of 1624 Albia Road, Ottumwa, was arrested and charged with Possession with the Intent to Deliver more than 5 Grams of Methamphetamine (Class “B” Felony).

Both men are being held in the Wapello County Jail with a scheduled bond of $100,000.

The investigation was aided through help from the Ottumwa Police Department, Wapello County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa Department of Public Safety Division of Narcotics Enforcement, United States Postal Inspection Service, and the Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. Jennifer says:

    Ryan yancey must be a narc because he has 2 class d felonies one with a gun and another with sending drugs in the mail and only gets probation..