On April 17, 2023 at approximately 12:45p.m. a deputy stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation near DMC Highway 99 and 125th St. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Brandon Ray Wilson, age 48, of Sperry, IA. During the traffic stop, deputies observed Wilson to be in possession of a bag of marijuana. Wilson was detained and a search of his vehicle was conducted. Deputies located an additional bag of marijuana, a bottle containing approximately 772 grams of liquid methamphetamine, and a 9mm handgun.
Wilson was cited for traffic violations of driving under suspension, no insurance, and speeding. He was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance 2nd offense: marijuana, possession of a controlled substance 2nd offense: methamphetamine, fail to affix a drug tax stamp, and person ineligible to carry dangerous weapons. Wilson was transported to the Des Moines County Jail.