Local man accused of assisting drugs sale in motel room

BY DI STAFF | JULY 20, 2012 6:30 AM

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A Clarence, Iowa, man has been accused of possessing drugs in a motel room.

Lee Weekly, 20, was charged Wednesday with a controlled-substance violation.

According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers conducted a drug investigation at Weekly's motel room. Weekly reportedly admitted to officers to having an AR-15 rifle, drug packaging, drug scales, and a small amount of marijuana in the room.

Weekly allegedly admitted to officers he had $2,500 cash in his backpack and he admitted selling large amounts of marijuana. He told police officials he was going to use the cash to buy a half pound of marijuana, the complaint said.

A controlled-substance violation is a Class-D felony.

— by Amy Skarnulis

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