On 06-07-17, a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle that was parked in the lane of traffic at the intersection of N. Orange St. and W. Seminary St. in the City of Richland Center. During the traffic stop, K9 Rambo was deployed for an exterior vehicle sniff and alerted to the odor of narcotics inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle resulted in numerous items of drug paraphernalia including multiple hypodermic needles, 2 digital scales, and a glass smoking device. Deputies also located several small plastic baggies that contained methamphetamine, alcohol wipes, cotton balls, several empty plastic baggies with methamphetamine residue, and tin candle holders. Both suspects were arrested and transported to the Richland County Jail. This case has been referred to the Richland County District Attorney for formal charges. Any information regarding suspicious activity or crimes of any kind can be reported to Richland County Crime Stoppers at 608-647-CLUE (2583).
WHEN: 06-07-17 TIME of Incident: 04:55pm
Paige M. Bomkamp, DOB 02-28-1997, Richland Center
Kiefer J. Beran, DOB 01-31-1992, Richland Center
Richland County Sheriff’s Department
Richland Center Police Department
Richland-Iowa-Grant Drug Task Force
WHERE Incident Happened: N. Orange St. & W. Seminary St., Richland Center
ARREST or CHARGES:
Bomkamp: 961.41(1m)(e)(2) – Possession of More Than 3 Grams of Methamphetamine, 961.573(1) – Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, 961.41(1m) – Possession with the Intent to Deliver, Manufacture and Distribute Methamphetamine, 961.41(3g)(am) Possession of a Schedule II Narcotic.
Beran: 961.573(1)- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Probation Hold