Hillsboro Man Arrested on Several Charges

On November 10, 2022, at approximately 10:15AM, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant, by traffic stop in the 100 block of South Maple Street in Salem, Iowa, as well as at a residence in the 100 block of East Commercial St. in Hillsboro, Iowa.

As a result of the investigation, Sean Vantiger, 32 of Hillsboro, Iowa, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Enticement of a minor (class D felony).
  • Dissemination of obscene material to minor(s) (serious misdemeanor).
  • Lascivious acts with a child (class D felony).
  • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute (class D felony)
  • Conspiracy to distribute marijuana (class D felony)
  • Gathering where controlled substances unlawfully used (class D felony)
  • Child Endangerment (class D felony)
  • Possession of methamphetamine (serious misdemeanor)
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor)


The Henry County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Southeast Iowa Narcotics Task Force and Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement.