Arrest Made After Meth Found in Vehicle

On January 5, 2024, a deputy with the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation at Vineyard St. and Belmont Ct. During the traffic stop, deputies located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. Deputies identified the driver as Rodney Lee Savage, age 51, of Ft. Madison, Iowa.
Rodney was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance 3rd offense, a D felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. Rodney was transported to the Des Moines County Correctional Center.