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Traffic stop leads to drug charge for Pella man

A Pella man faces a drug charge in Audubon County. According to the Audubon County Sheriff’s Office, 32-year-old Jeremy David Best is charged with gathering where drugs are used, methamphetamine, a Class D felony. Authorities say further charges are pending. Audobon County Sheriff Todd Johnson tells KNIA/KRLS News that the charge stems from a traffic stop on Thursday afternoon, where Best allegedly attempted to destroy evidence and was involved in a scuffle with officers. Two other individuals – 35-year-old Bryan Kent Ingerslev and 33-year-old Brian Ray Juhl both of Exira – also face drug charges. Sheriff Johnson says Best has been ordered to appear in Audubon County District Court on March 23. The incident remains under investigation.