Two people arrested on drug charges


(New London)— Two southeast Iowa residents are facing drug charges following an investigation conducted by Henry Countyauthorities.

The Henry County sheriff’s department says a four month investigation resulted in two search warrants being issued Tuesday inNew London.

Arrested were 55 year old Kent Benadum and 69 year old William Cole.  Benadum was charged with 3 counts of felony delivery of marijuana.  Cole was charged with one count of felony delivery of marijuana.

As a result of the search warrants a large amount of marijuana, packaging and paraphernalia were seized.

Both men are being in the Henry County Jail.