The Polk County
Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit, Organized Crime Unit, High Intensity Drug
Trafficking (HIDTA) Unit and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
ended a week long investigation that resulted in the seizure of a
clandestine methamphetamine laboratory and 4 arrests.
Kermit Letchworth, DOB 4/12/54, charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Possession of Meth, Possession of Cannabis, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;
Robert Jones, DOB 9/29/64, charged with Conspiracy to Traffic Meth, Possession of Meth, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;
Tracy Degroat, DOB 1/23/72, charged with Possesison of Meth, Possession of Lorezepam, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and 5 counts of Failure to Appear for Arraignment;
Donna Purdy, DOB
2/25/61, charged with Violation of Probation (VOP) Sale of Meth, 2 counts
of VOP Possession of Meth, and VOP Use/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
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