Multiple Arrests Reported over Weekend in Henry County

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrests of three people over the weekend.

On Friday at approximately 10:50 PM, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle travel 65 M.P.H. in a 55 M.P.H. posted speed zone within the 2200-grid of Racine Avenue, in rural Mount Union, Iowa. A traffic stop was initiated on the vehicle, identifying the driver as Barbara Damerval, 62, of Winfield, Iowa.

Barbara was arrested and charged with Operating While Under the Influence. She was also given a written warning for speed.

Two nights later, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on a car which was being operated by Ryan Lilly, 24, of Keokuk, Iowa.

Ryan was arrested and charged for Driving While License Denied or Revoked.

On March 3rd, 2024 at approximately 12:29PM, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a possible vehicle crash in the 3100 block of Benton Avenue.  An investigation into this report determined Clayton Gerdin, 23, of Solon, had been driving northbound on Benton Avenue in a UTV when he lost control of the vehicle.  Gerdin was subsequently arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated, 2nd Offense, an aggravated misdemeanor, and Failure to Maintain Control, a scheduled violation.