Domestic Situation Leads to Arrest

On January 3, at approximately 3:39AM, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office was requested by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a possible domestic situation near Wayland, Iowa. This investigation lead Henry County deputies to Wayland in an attempt to locate a male subject, Nathan Russell Beckler of Wayland  who at the time had a felony warrant for his arrest. Deputies responded to the 600 block of North Pearl Street in Wayland where Nathan was located at his residence. After locating Nathan, a female subject, Jennifer Gail Sands of Ainsworth, was also located in the residence. It was found that two active no contact/protective orders were in place between both Nathan and Jennifer. Nathan and Jennifer were subsequently placed under arrest for Violation of No Contact/Protective Order – Contempt, a Simple Misdemeanor. Nathan was also arrested on his outstanding arrest warrant, Pretrial Release Violation with Original Charges of Control of a Firearm or Offensive Weapon by a Felon & Driving While Barred. The bond for his warrant was $10,000.