On 01/01/2024 the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle on Highway 75 near Lone Tree Road in Plymouth County, Iowa due to a speeding violation of 83 mph in a 65-mph zone. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Christopher Len Taylor, age 35 of Sioux City, Iowa. During the traffic stop a drug investigation began and a search of the motor vehicle was conducted. Upon completion of the search, deputies were able to locate a small amount of marijuana roaches and Glock pistol with live ammunition.
Upon further investigation, it was found that Taylor is a convicted felon out of the State of Illinois. Arrest warrants were requested for Taylor. Taylor was ultimately apprehended by the South Sioux City Police Department and extradited to Plymouth County, Iowa. The Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Hinton Police Department.