Press Release 10/15/18 Schmitz arrest


Winterset Police Department

Press Release

At about 11:30 pm on 10/14/18 a Winterset Police Officer conducted a stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation.   Teressa Marie Schmitz, 56 of Ottumwa, Iowa was operating the vehicle in question.  During contact with Schmitz Winterset Officers located over 50 grams of marijuana/marijuana concentrate.  Officers also found 3 handguns in Schmitz’s possession.

Schmitz was arrested and charged with the following:

Operating while impaired 1st offense     Serious Misdemeanor

Possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver       Class D Felony

Carry Weapons x3     Aggravated Misdemeanor

Failure to affix drug stamp violation            Class D Felony 

Schmitz is currently being held in the Madison County Jail on a $17,000 bond.


Teressa Marie Schmitz