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One arrested, missing teenager found in Fayette County drug investigation



FAYETTE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) – Law enforcement in Fayette County arrested one person and found a missing Chickasaw County teen during a drug investigation on Saturday evening.

At about 6:45 p.m. on Saturday a witness gave the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office a tip about the missing juvenile, who was hiding at a rural Waucoma, Iowa, residence.

The witness also told the sheriff’s office about possible drug use at the residence.

Deputies conducted an investigation at the residence, located at 25012 Y Avenue. They found the missing Chickasaw County 16-year-old, along with drug paraphernalia and illegal substances.

Law enforcement arrested 45-year-old Lisa Jo Sims, of Waucoma, and charged her with Contributing Illegal Substances to a Minor.

The juvenile was released to a guardian.

The case remains under investigation. Officials said more charges are pending.

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