Man arrested, facing charges of drug sales

Published 10:50 am Wednesday, March 22, 2017



A 45-year-old Austin man is in custody for allegedly selling drugs near an Austin school.

Dion Edward Wadley was arrested on Tuesday and is facing potential charges of felony second-degree drug sales of heroin near a school zone.

At 1:52 p.m. on Tuesday, police executed a search warrant of Wadley’s residence in the 1800 block of East Oakland Avenue after a two-month investigation.

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Staff of nearby Neveln Elementary School was notified of the search warrant to ensure the safety of the students.

Wadley is being held at the Mower County jail pending charges.