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Mount Pleasant Men Arrested on Stolen Gun Charges

Posted: Friday, July 13th, 2018 at 6:28 am
Author: KCII News


Tyler Forbess


Isaac Sawyer

Two Mount Pleasant men have been arrested following a more than year-long investigation into a robbery.

According to the Mount Pleasant Police Department they responded to a burglary on April 27, 2017 that occurred at 1000 West Washington Street. It was determined the suspects had stolen numerous guns and other items. It was determined 22-year-old Tyler Forbess and 36-year-old Isaac Sawyer of Mount Pleasant stole the items. They were both charged with burglary in the 2nd degree, a class C felony. Forbess was arrested this spring after numerous burglary charges from the previous year, and after his arrest several of the guns were recovered. Sawyer was arrested Wednesday and transported to the Henry County Jail pending arraignment. There are still several guns missing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Mount Pleasant Police Department. The Henry County Sheriff’s Office and Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the investigation.