FM police may have break in rash of burglaries

PCC STAFF

FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Police arrested two men yesterday in the 800 block of Avenue E on several charges which may be connected to the rash of burglaries that has been plaguing Fort Madison in the past 8 weeks.

Arrested were Takota Levi Henderson, 18, of Fort Madison, who was arrested on 3 counts of 3rd degree burglary, 2 counts of 5th degree theft, 1 charge of possession of stolen property, 1 charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, and 1 charge of possession of offensive weapons; and Kistofer Charles Johnson, 18, of Fort Madison, who was arrested on 3 counts of 3rd degree burglary, 2 counts of 5th degree theft, and 1 count of possession of stolen property.

Both men were taken to the Lee County Correctional Center and jailed.

Police Chief Tim Sittig told the city council at Tuesday’s regular meeting that a search warrant had been executed in connection with the burglaries that had been taking place.

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