Clarinda Police Make Drug Arrest Saturday

This past Saturday morning, Clarinda officers arrested 25 year old James Robert Castillo of Bedford, for possession with intent to deliver more than five grams of methamphetamine, failure to affix a drug tax stamp and serious misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance believed to be methamphetamine.  Also arrested was 52 year old Tina Marie Benkowich of Clarinda, for possession of drug paraphernalia.  Both Castillo and Benkowich were arrested pursuant to a traffic stop and deployment of K-9 Raiko, which led to the discovery of the drugs.  Castillo is being held in the Page County Jail on $100,000 bond.  Benkowich posted $300 bond and has been released.

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