Traffic Stop Finds Weapons

Written by Theresa Rose on March 13, 2018

On Sunday, March 11th, 2018 at approximately 4:10 p.m. the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a black Pontiac G6 traveling at excessive speeds heading west out of Mount Pleasant, from Franklin Avenue.  Deputies located the suspect vehicle on Highway 34 and conducted a traffic stop near mile marker 226.

The driver of the vehicle, Walker Lunsford, 20, of Mount Pleasant was found in possession of a shotgun and a revolver.   It was also found that Lunsford had been consuming alcoholic beverages.

Walker was taken into custody and charged with Operating While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving, Carrying Weapons Under the Influence, and cited for Manner of Conveyance and Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol.