North Liberty man accused of controlled substance violation

Rylee Wilson, News Editor

A North Liberty man has been accused of possession of MDMA.

Charlie Dwayne Pitchford, 40, 1567 Jaylen Ln, North Liberty, was charged Sept. 16 with a controlled substance violation. 

According to the arrest affidavit, Pitchford was pulled over during a traffic stop. There was a strong odor of marijuana, and police searched the vehicle and found what appeared to be MDMA in a pill bottle. Pitchford admitted the tablets were ecstasy, according to the affidavit. 

A controlled substance violation is a class-C felony.