Sioux County Sheriff

Traffic stop in Hawarden leads to arrest – May 6

On Friday, May 6, at 5:30 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Scott Maher, age 18, of Hawarden, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Avenue M, in Hawarden.

Upon further investigation, the deputy discovered illegal drugs in Maher’s possession.

Maher was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver, failure to affix a drug tax stamp and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hawarden Police Department.