Man arrested for meth after fighting with bar staff

BY DI STAFF | NOVEMBER 08, 2010 7:20 AM

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An Iowa City man was arrested for allegedly fighting with bar staff and possessing methamphetamine.

Charles Phillips, 2709 Wayne Ave., was charged Nov. 5 with possession of a controlled substance, assault, and public intoxication.

According to police reports, Phillips was fighting with staff at Brothers Bar & Grill, 125 S. Dubuque St.

After being taken to jail, officers reportedly found a baggie containing a brown substance that tested positive for methamphetamine, authorities said.

Possession of a controlled substance is a serious misdemeanor, generally punishable by up to one year in jail and a maximum fine of $1,875.

— by Cathryn Sloane

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