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ISP inmate sets cell on fire, assaults staff

January 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFFFORT MADISON – A correctional officer was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary at approximately 11:52 a.m. Friday.  Staff were alerted to a fire alarm triggered in a living unit at the prison. As they [Read More…]

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Officer assaulted at ISP Friday morning

October 19, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON  – A correctional officer was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison, IA at approximately 8:00 a.m. Friday morning. The correctional officer was conducting his routine duties in a living unit when he [Read More…]

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Fort Madison man arrested for gun threat

August 30, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A Fort Madison man was arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with a domestic firearms assault charge. Lee County Sheriff’s deputies were sent to the 6000 block of [Read More…]

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ISP officer taken to hospital after assault

March 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – According to a release from the Iowa Department of Corrections, a correctional officer at Iowa State Penitentiary was assaulted and suffered minor injuries this morning. The correctional officer, along [Read More…]

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Detectives make arrest in early morning burglary

March 9, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Detectives from the Lee County Sheriff’s office have arrested a 15-year-old male juvenile from Fort Madison in connection with this morning’s break-in in St. Paul. According to [Read More…]

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Another correctional officer assaulted at ISP

January 18, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – According to a statement released Thursday night by the Iowa State Penitentiary, the prison is currently on restricted movement following an assault on an officer this afternoon. The statement, [Read More…]

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Correctional officer hospitalized after morning attack

October 18, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Iowa State Penitentiary was placed on lockdown/restricted movement Wednesday, October 18, 2017 after an incident involving a staff assault. The staff member was beginning an escort when the offender [Read More…]