For the Record – Monday, Sept. 20, 2021

Fort Madison Police Report
09/16/21 – 10:27 a.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Cody Sheridan Collins, 31, listed as homeless, on a charge of violation of a no-contact order and 1st degree harassment. He was taken to Lee County Jail.
09/16/21 – 10:35 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of vandalism in the 2000 block of Avenue B.
09/16/21 – 10:05 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of vandalism in the 2400 block of Henry Ladyn Drive.
09/16/21 – 11:13 p.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Eric Eugene Fortune, Jr., 28, of Fort Madison, on a charge of violation of a parole. He was taken to Lee County Jail.
09/17/21 – 12:20 p.m. – Fort Madison Police cited Tony Albert Woodman, 49, of West Point in the 3500 block of Avenue O, on a charge of driving while barred.
09/17/21 – 12:30 p.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Donald O’Rein Bell, 20, of Fort Madison, at Madison Apartments on a warrant for failure to appear. He was taken to Lee County Jail.
09/17/21 – 1:06 p.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Colin Jess Brooks, 28, of Burlington, in the 3400 block of Avenue L, on charges of interference with official acts, possession of controlled substances, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was taken to Lee County Jail.
09/17/21 – 1:47 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a larceny/theft in the 2500 block of Hwy. 61.
09/17/21 – 2:32 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in the Fort Madison area.
09/17/21 – 7:05 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a larceny/theft in the 500 block of 15th Street.
09/17/21 – 10:14 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a property damage accident in the 1200 block of 48th Street.
09/18/21 – 12:31 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a larceny/theft in the 1600 block of Avenue L.
09/18/21 – 2:06 a.m. – Fort Madison Police cited Adam Rooney, 21, of Fort Madison in the 2400 block of Avenue G, on a charge of driving under influence. He was taken to Lee County Jail.
09/18/21 – 1:10 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a larceny/theft in the 5000 block of Avenue O.
09/18/21 – 2:47 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 5100 block of Avenue O.
09/18/21 – 6:16 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a vandalism in the 1300 block of Avenue B.
09/18/21 – 9:58 p.m. – Fort Madison Police cited Charles Franklin Bruner, 59, of Fort Madison in the 1900 block of Avenue F, on a charge of driving while suspended.
09/19/21 – 9:43 a.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Tracy Lynn Meyers, 53, of Fort Madison, in the 3400 block of Avenue N, on a charge of driving while barred. She was released on a promise to appear.
09/19/21 – 11:51 a.m. – Fort Madison Police cited Mitchell Lynn Helmick, 34, of Fort Madison in the 2100 block of Avenue A, on a charge of driving under suspension.
09/19/21 – 4:04 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a vandalism in the 1700 block of 36th Street.
09/19/21 – 4:59 p.m – Fort Madison Police arrested Brett Allen Michael Montgomery, 29, of Fort Madison in the 2700 block of Avenue O, on a warrant for probation violation. He was taken to Lee County Jail.
09/19/21 – 8:04 p.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Kimberly Sue Althide, 40, of Warsaw, Ill., in the 2600 block of Avenue L, on a warrant for failure to yield right for a vehicle. She was taken to Lee County Jail.
09/19/21 – 9:44 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of a vandalism in the 500 block of 11th Street.

Lee County Sheriff’s Report
09/17/21 – 2:52 a.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Aaron Lee Bennett, 31, of Keokuk, in the 100 block of North 7th Street in Keokuk, on warrants for failure to appear. He was taken to Lee County Jail.
09/17/21 – 2:59 a.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Justin Michael Barnes, 34, of Fort Madison, at the sheriff’s office, on a charge of contempt. He was taken to Lee County Jail.
09/17/21 – 1:43 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Nathen E. Benstine, 53, of Keokuk, in the 100 block of North 7th Street on a warrant for failure to appear. He was taken to Lee County Jail and released on bond.
09/17/21 – 6:19 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident at 193rd Street and 295th Avenue. According to the reports, a vehicle driven by Alexandra Joanne Glenn, 35, of Fort Madison was backing and struck another vehicle. Both vehicles suffered minor damage and were on private property. No citations were listed.
09/17/21 – 11:29 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jeremy S. Terrell, 45, of Fort Madison, in the 700 block of Avenue F in Fort Madison, on a charge of failure to appear. He was taken to Lee County Jail and released on bond.
09/18/21 – 11:46 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy. 61 and the Hwy. 61 bypass south of Fort Madison. A motorcycle driven by Robert Joe Parker, 60 of Burlington, failed to yield right way from the stop sign off the bypass and was struck by a vehicle driven by Triston Stephen Miller, 21, of Fort Madison. Parker and a passenger on the motorcycle, Julie Anne Parker, were both ejected from the motorcycle and were transported to Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center by Lee County EMS. No citations were listed on the report.
09/18/21 – 1:43 p.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a two vehicle accident on 303rd Avenue. According to reports, a vehicle driven by Brandy Nichole Popejoy, 37, of Donnellson, couldn’t stop in time to avoid striking a vehicle driven by Katherine Lynn McDonald, 40, of Davenport, who had slowed to allow bus traffic to merge onto 303rd Avenue. No injuries or citations were reported.

Hancock County Sheriff’s Report
09/13/21 – Ryan S Graves, age 39, of Orland Park, IL was arrested and charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Failure to Reduce Speed. Graves was released after given a Notice to Appear at a future court appearance.
09/14/21 – Colby J Pilkington, age 22, of Niota, IL was arrested on a Des Moines County Warrant charging her with Violation of Probation on original charges of Controlled Substance. Pilkington was released to Des Moines County Authorities.
09/14/21 – Amie T Schmitz, age 46, of Fort Madison, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear on original charges of Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Schmitz was also arrested on a McDonough County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear on original charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Schmitz remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting her next court appearance.
09/14/21 – Jeremy W Kindhart, age 36, of Tioga, IL was arrested on a Marion County, MO Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Kindhart was released to Marion County, MO Authorities.
09/14/21 – Joshua N Kinman, age 34, of Niota, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Revoked. Kinman was released and given a Notice to Appear at a future court date.
09/15/21 – Melissa J Frakes, age 35, of Plymouth, IL was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct. Frakes was released and given a Notice to Appear at a future court date.
09/15/21 – Tammy M Janssen, age 51, of Plymouth, IL was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct. Janssen was released and given a Notice to Appear at a future court date.
09/16/21 – Matthew H Middleton, age 32, of Quincy, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear/ Failure to Pay on original charges of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine and Driving While License Suspended. Middleton was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
09/17/21 – Diamond H Bence, age 33, of Warsaw, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While License Suspended. Bence was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
09/18/21 – Rickey D Taylor, age 53, of Basco, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Taylor was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
09/19/21 – Hunter K Jones, age 26, of Lexington, TN was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear/ Failure to Pay on original charges of Unlawful Consumption of Alcohol. Jones was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date,
09/19/21 – Devin J Vawter, age 26, of Lexington, TN was arrested and charged with Driving While License Revoked and Illegal Transportation of Cannabis. Vawter was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
Those listed above are arrested on a suspicion of a charge and therefore are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Fort Madison Fire & Rescue Report
09/17/21 – Fort Madison Firefighters responded to one burn complaint, six medical calls, two burn permits, and two assistance calls.
09/18/21 – Fort Madison Firefighters responded to four medical alls and one burn complaint
09/19/21 – Fort Madison Firefighters responded to seven medicals calls and two assistance calls.




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