For the Record – Monday, Oct. 12, 2020

Fort Madison Police Report
10/07/20 – 3:15 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a hit and run in the 1100 block of 48th Street.
10/08/20 – 2:44 a.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Benjamin Steven Hobbs, 35, of Fort Madison, in the 3100 block of Avenue K, on a warrants for failure to appear. He was taken to Lee County Jail and held.
10/08/20 – 10:02 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of larceny/theft in the 1500 block of Avenue I.
10/08/20 – 11:57 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of larceny/theft in the 2100 block of Avenue G.
10/08/20 – 9:18 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of larceny/theft in the 4600 block of Avenue J.
10/08/20 – 10:08 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a burglary in the 2900 block of Avenue M.
10/09/20 – 4:50 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a burglary in the 1600 block of Avenue H.
10/09/20 – 10:40 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a property damage accident in the 2600 block of Avenue L.
10/09/20 – 12:49 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a hit and run in the 500 block of Avenue D.
10/10/20 – 11:00 p.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Arnold Leo Sholl, 59, of Fort Madison, on a charge of a OWI-1st offense. He was taken to Lee County Jail and held.
10/11/20 – 9:51 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a larceny/theft in the 1300 block of Avenue G.
10/11/20 – 2:39 p.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Cody Sheridan Collins, 30, of Fort Madison, in the 1200 block of Avenue G, on a charge of violating a no-contact order. He was taken to Lee County Jail and held.
10/11/20 – 2:39 p.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Kimberly Ann Sanderson, 58, of Fort Madison in the 1200 block of Avenue G, on a charge of aiding and betting. She was released with a court date.
10/11/20 – 5:43 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a hit and run in the 2600 block of Avenue L.
10/12/20 – 12:52 a.m. – Fort Madison Police cited Elliot M. Hemphill, 28, of Fort Madison, in the 3000 block of Avenue N, on a charge of driving under suspension.
10/12/20 – 1:36 a.m. – 10/11/20 – 5:43 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of vandalism in the 2100 block of Avenue F.

Lee County Sheriff’s Report
10/07/20 – 12:30 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Andres Benjamin Duran, 37, of Keokuk, in the 900 block of Johnson Street Road, on a charge of possession of media exploiting a minor. He was taken to Lee County Jail and held.
10/08/20 – 7:44 a.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Hwy. 61 northbound offramp to Hwy. 2. According to reports, a vehicle driven by Larry Rex McDowell, 55, of Keokuk collided with the rear end of a vehicle driven by Kayla Deanne Seager, 30, of Fort Madison, while Seager was preparing to turn onto Hwy. 2. No citation or injuries were reported.
10/09/20 – 12:30 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sarah Grace Matthews, 21, of Kahoka, Mo., at the Clark County Jail on warrants for 5th-degree theft, manufacture/delivery/possession of controlled substance, failure to obey stop sign or yield right of way, failure to appear, and charges of fraudulent use of a registration, no valid driver’s license, speeding, unsafe passing, and eluding. She was held in custody.
10/09/20 – 1:28 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Austin Ray Triplet, 24, of Pulaski, Ill., at the sheriff’s office on a charge of being a fugitive from justice. He was taken to Lee County Jail and held.
10/09/20 – 1:31 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jacob Anthony Haage, 27, of Montrose, at the sheriff’s office on a charge of being a fugitive from justice. He was taken to Lee County Jail and held.
10/09/20 – 3:17 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident in the 2600 block of Hwy. 218. According to the report, a vehicle driven by Olivia Janis Tennant, 15, of Donnellson, left the Central Lee school parking lot and failed to yield to a vehicle driven by Rex Ervin Wilson, 73, of Paton, Ia., who was headed northbound and struck Tennant’s vehicle broadside. No injuries were reported and Tennant was cited for failure to yield.
10/09/20 – 7:50 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a one-vehicle accident on Hwy. 61. According to the report, a vehicle driven by Matthew Leonard Binder, 41, of Mt. Pleasant struck a box spring lying in the roadway. No injuries or citations were reported.
10/09/20 – 7:42 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to one vehicle accident on Hwy. 61. According to the report, a vehicle driven by Gary Delmar Edens, 79, of Fort Madison, reported struck a box spring left in the roadway, but went home where minor damage was reported. No injuries or citation were reported.

Hancock County Sheriff’s Report
10/05/20 – Thomas R Francisco, age 42, of Carthage, IL was arrested and charged Driving Undet the Influence, Illegal Transportation of Alcohol, No Valid License, and Bribery. Franci c was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
10/06/20 – Caleb E Land, age 38, of Warsaw, IL was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Cannabis and Driving While License Suspended. lo1..1j was released on his own recognizance and given a future court date.
10/07/20 – Devin W Schofield, age 26, of Carthage, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Criminal Trespass to Residence Petition to Revoke Probation. Schofield remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.
10/07/20 – Erika M Nichols, age 34, of Keokuk, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear on original charges of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Nichols remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bond awaiting her next court appearance.
Christopher M Romer, age 33, of Carthage, IL was arrested and charged with Bond Violation. Romer remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.
10/08/20 – Robert S Davis, age 22, of Streamwood, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Davis released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
10/08/20 – Michael A Gonzalez, age 29, of Keokuk, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Speeding. Gonzalez was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
10/08/20 – Mercedes A Hobson, age 29, of Macomb, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear/ Failure to Pay on original charges of Speeding, Driving While License Suspended, and Operating Uninsured Vehicle. Hobson was also arrested on a Fulton County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While License Suspended. Hobson was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
10/08/20 – Jessica S Deakle, age 37, of Quincy, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear on original charges of Failure to Appear Probation Violation on original charges of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Deakle remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting her next court appearance.
10/09/20 – Jeremy L Harris, age 34, of Keokuk, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While License Suspended, Operating Uninsured Vehicle, and Unlawful Display of Registration. Harris was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
10/09/20 – Richard A Hamby, age 33, of Quincy, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear/ Failure to Pay on original charges of Driving Under the Influence. Hamby was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
10/09/20 – Ryan M Sturm, age 32, of Nauvoo, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Count 1 Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse and Count 2 Child Pornography. Sturm remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail awaiting his initial court appearance.
10/09/20 – Gunnar W Ward, age 27, of Nauvoo, IL was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery. Ward remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.
10/10/20 – Jeremy W Cozadd, age 38, of Nauvoo, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Revoked. Cozadd was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
10/10/20 – Shad W Mattingly, age 48, of Keokuk, IA was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Mattingly was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
10/10/20 – Brandon R Knopf, age 29, of Carthage, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Knopf was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
10/11/20 – Bradley A Eaves, age 49, of Niota, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Eaves was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
Those listed above a presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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