For the Record – Monday, July 27, 2020

Fort Madison Police Report
0/23/20 – 7:28 p.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Jeremy Christopher Gillette, 19, of Fort Madison in the 1100 block of Avenue E, on a warrant for failure to appear, driving while revoked, and striking an unattended vehicle. He was released on a promise to appear.
07/23/20 – 9:17 p.m. – Fort Madison Police cited Jason Theodore Kokjohn, 39, of Fort Madison, in the 3200 block of Avenue L, on a charge of driving under suspension.
07/23/20 – 9:29 p.m.- Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a larceny/theft in the 2600 block of Avenue L.
07/24/20 – 9:37 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a property damage accident in the 700 block of Avenue G.
07/24/20 – 10:22 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a property damage accident in the 100 block of Crescent Lane.
07/24/20 – 11:27 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a larceny/theft in the 1100 block of Avenue H.
07/24/20 – 1:44 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a hit and run in the 4500 block of Avenue O.
07/25/20 – 6:39 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a larceny/theft in the 1400 block of 38th Street.
07/25/20 – 8:03 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a larceny/theft in the 1800 block of 39th Street.
07/26/20 – 12:22 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of vandalism in the 1900 block of Avenue I.
07/26/20 – 4:19 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of vandalism in the 1200 block of 36th Street.
07/27/20 – 3:01 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of vandalism in the 1900 block of Avenue L.
07/27/20 – 7:05 a.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Alexander Michael Schweitzer, 24, of Fort Madison, in the 1000 block of Avenue D on a charge of domestic abuse and 4th-degree criminal mischief. He was taken to the Lee County Jail and held.

Lee County Sheriff’s Report
07/23/20 – 3:05 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Taylor Joe William, Jr., 44, of Keokuk, at the sheriff’s office on a warrant for failure to appear. He was taken to the Lee County Jail and held.
07/25/20 – 12:59 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident in the 2300 block of Hwy 2. According to the report, a vehicle driven by Sierra Dawn Mertens, 19, of Donnellson struck the back end of a vehicle driven by Carla Kay Mertens, 49, of Donnellson, which had slowed to turn left. Sierra Mertens was cited for following too closely. Both drivers were evaluated by Lee County EMS and released.

Hancock County Sheriff’s Report
07/20/20 – Lathem D Paulson, age 26, of Warsaw, IL was arrested and charges with Domestic Battery. Paulson remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.
07/21/20 – Lance E Stott, age 54, of Carthage, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Indecent Solicitation of a Child and Unlawful Grooming. Stott was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date..
07/21/20 – Vincent M Hardy, age 23, of Keokuk, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging with the Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While License Suspended and Operating Uninsured Motor Vehicle. Hardy was released after serving required time.
07/22/20 – Jordan R Walker, age 30, of Lomax, IL was arrested on a Henderson County Warrant charging him with Domestic Battery. Walker was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
07/24/20 – Kelsy W Clark, age 21, of Keokuk, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Unlawful Consumption of Alcohol. Clark was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
07/24/20 – Kelsey N Pennington, age 18, of Carthage, IL was arrested on a McDonough County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear on original charges of Speeding. Pennington was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
07/25/20 – Daniel J Deshong, age 27, of Augusta, IL was arrested on two Hancock County Warrants charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Criminal Damage to Property and Driving Under the Influence. Deshong was also arrested on Brown County warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While Suspended.
Deshong posted the required bond and was given a future court date.
07/25/20 – Kenneth E Hamor III, age 38, of Burlington, IA was arrested on a Des Moines County IA warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Pre-Trail Release Revoked. Hamor remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.
07/26/20 – Brody L Gronewold, age 25, of Carthage, IL was arrested and charged with Aggravated Fleeing or Eluding Peace Officer, Driving While Intoxicated, and Speeding. Gronewold remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.
07/26/20 – David E Pennington, age 49, of Burlington, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Pennington was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
07/26/20 – Nicholas W Kamp, age 27, of Fort Madison, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While License Revoked. Kamp remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.

Those listed above are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

Fort Madison Fire & Rescue Report
07/24/20 – Fort Madison Firefighters responded to one scrap yard fire.
07/25/20 – Fort Madison Firefighters responded to two medical calls.
07/26/20 – Fort Madison Firefighters responded to four medical calls.

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