West Union Arrest

On 11-5-22, at approximately 11:30 PM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and West Union Police Department executed a search warrant at 201 West Elm St. Apt B West Union IA. During a search of the apartment marijuana and paraphernalia were found and seized. Information and interviews lead the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office to a 2nd location north of West Union on Juniper Rd. where it was found multiple minors were consuming alcohol and using controlled substances. After an investigation, Janelle Lynn Westcott 23 of West Union was arrested and charged with Possession of a controlled substance marijuana 1st offense, a serious misdemeanor, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. Dillion Kristofer Schweer, 19 of West Union was arrested and charged with Possession of a controlled substance marijuana 1st offense, Gathering where Controlled substances are being used, both serious misdemeanors, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. Emma Ann Calhoun, 19 of West Union, was arrested and charged with Possession of a controlled substance marijuana 1st offense, a serious misdemeanor. All 3 individuals were taken into custody and transported to Fayette County Jail, where they awaited initial appearance. Other Juveniles have charges pending.

On 11-11-22, An additional search warrant was executed at 127 Adams St. Apt A. During a search of the residence a firearm and ammunition were located and seized. No further arrests were made, however the investigation is ongoing and charges may be pending. Both search warrants were related to each other. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by West Union Police Department and Iowa State Patrol. (photos)



Janelle Lynn Westcott

Emma Ann Calhoun


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