Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests

On January 11, 2022, at approximately 7:46 P.M., the Henry County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 2300 grid of Highway 34, near New London, for a traffic violation.

Upon approaching the driver, later identified as Isaac Booker Sawyer, 40, of Burlington, Iowa, deputies were notified Sawyer had a Barred driving status through the State of Iowa.

A second vehicle later arrived on scene driven by a Haley Ann McDowell, 25, of Fairfield, Iowa.

After further investigation, a search was conducted on both vehicles and items found included amounts of Methamphetamine, Marijuana, distribution materials, and prescription pills.

Resulting from the investigation Sawyer was arrested for Driving While Barred, Possession of Controlled Substance – 3rd or Subsequent (D Felony), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Simple Misdemeanor), and cited for Speeding and Fraudulent Use of Registration.

McDowell was arrested for Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs (Serious Misdemeanor), Possession of Controlled Substance (Serious Misdemeanor), and Theft – 5th Degree (Serious Misdemeanor).