Iowa State Patrol

SHELDON—A 26-year-old Downey, CA, man was arrested about 7:15 a.m. Friday, July 23, near Sheldon on charges of first-offense possession of a controlled substance — marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The arrest of Gabriel Eduardo Padillapena stemmed from the stop of a northbound 2002 Chevrolet Suburban for speeding on the Highway 60 expressway about four miles northeast of Sheldon, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

Marijuana was found in the glove compartment and in the pouch behind the driver’s seat, according to the incident report. A glass bong and glass pipe also were located in the vehicle.