Two Arrested

Written by Theresa Rose on March 15, 2019

On March 14th, 2019, at approximately 8:30PM, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop at the intersection of N Grand Ave/E Winfield Ave, Mt Pleasant for an inoperable headlight. The vehicle, a gray 2006 Honda Accord, was occupied by two individuals. The driver was identified as Jennifer Goranson,21, of Cedar Rapids and the passenger was identified as Mekiah Kent, 21, of Winfield.

As a result of a subsequent investigation the occupants of the vehicle were both arrested and charged. The Henry County Sheriff’s Office was also assisted by the Mount Pleasant Police Department. Jennifer was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. Mekiah was arrested on a felony out of state warrant through Illinois.

***A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.***