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Clay County Traffic Stop Results in Charges Against Two Individuals

January 25, 2023 10:56am

Two individuals were arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop last week in Clay County.

According to the Clay County Sheriff's Office, the traffic stop was initiated early in the afternoon last Wednesday, January 18th in the 43-hundred mile of Highway 71. A deputy pulled in behind the vehicle, and witnessed the female driver switch places with the male passenger.

The passenger, 25-year-old Kyle Williams of Des Moines, was charged with Interfering With Official Acts. The driver, 20-year-old Bayli Jordan of Spencer, was arrested for Driving While Barred. They were both booked into the Clay County Jail.

Upon further investigation, Jordan was found to be in Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Williams was found to be in Possession of Oxycodone. Jordan was charged with Driving While Barred, an aggravated misdemeanor...and Driving Under Suspension, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Operating Without Registration, all simple misdemeanors. Williams was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Oxycodone, a serious misdemeanor...and Interference With Official Acts, a simple misdemeanor.