Henry County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Man for Suspended License and Contraband

On March 13th, 2024, at approximately 8:12 PM, James Gerald Griffin Jr, 56, Burlington, was stopped for a traffic violation near US 34 and 260th Street.  It was found that Mr. Griffin’s driver’s license was suspended in Iowa.  Mr. Griffin was arrested for Driving With a Suspension and he was taken to the Henry County Jail.

Upon being booked into the Henry County Jail, and during the book-in process, Mr. Griffin’s clothing was searched and laundered.

During this time, items believed to be contraband were located.  Griffin was additionally charged with Possession of Contraband in a Correctional Institution, a class D felony.