An Ottumwa Woman Arrested For Meth and Marijuana Possession Near Newton Last Year Gets A Suspended Prison Sentence

A 36 year old Ottumwa woman suspected of dealing drugs received a suspended 10 year prison term in Jasper County District Court yesterday. Marion Dawn Wickenkamp pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of possessing under 5 grams of meth with intent to deliver. Her sentence, from Judge Brad McCall, includes a suspended 1-thousand dollar fine, the revocation of her driver’s license for 180 days, and paying a 125-dollar surcharge. Two additional charges of possessing marijuana and failure to have a drug tax stamp are still pending. A July 30th court hearing is set for those. Wickenkamp was arrested July 31st last year, during an 11p.m. traffic-stop on Highway 6 just east of Newton. According to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department…the Ottumwa woman had a black bag between her feet. In the bag deputies found multiple clear baggies containing small amounts of meth, a small clear baggie of marijuana, a scale, and several empty small clear baggies. The meth, according to the arrest report, weighed a total of 23 grams.