Cedar Rapids man held on drug charges

By David Hotle, The JOURNAL


CEDAR RAPIDS ? A Cedar Rapids man was arrested Sunday afternoon on Washington County warrants for possession charges and is being held on $5,000 bond in the Washington County Jail.

According to the Washington County call log, Brandon James Whetstine, 26, of Cedar Rapids was arrested at 2 p.m. Sunday in the 300 blockof Second Avenue SW in Cedar Rapids on two Washington County warrants. One warrant is for two counts of possession of a controlled substance ? methamphetamine, and the other is for two charges of possession of a controlled substance ? marijuana.

A detainer was also placed for Jefferson County on their warrant for failure to appear for a revocation hearing on an original charge of domestic abuse assault, second offense.

A Washington County sheriff?s deputy transported Whetstine to the Washington County Jail and the warrant was cleared from the system.