Stop Results in Multiple Charges

On October 30, 2021, at approximately 2:19AM, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop near the intersection of 200th Street and Henry/Des Moines Avenue near Mount Union, Iowa, on a vehicle that had wrong matching plates displayed. After an investigation, it was found that the driver, Nicholas Lee Mehaffy (30 years of age) of West Burlington, Iowa, was operating a motor vehicle with a suspended Iowa driver’s license. Mehaffy was subsequently charged with Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License (Simple Misdemeanor) and Operating Without an Ignition Interlock Device (Simple Misdemeanor). Mehaffy was given a written warning for Fraudulent use of a Registration. The New London Police Department assisted with this traffic stop.