5 taken into custody, including escaped inmate, following short vehicle chase in Davenport

Published: Dec. 3, 2021 at 4:14 PM CST
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Five people were taken into custody Friday afternoon following a short vehicle chase in Davenport, which was initiated after police located a man with a warrant for Escaping the Iowa Department of Corrections.

The incident began when Davenport Police say they spotted Milton Howard, 20, entering a vehicle in the parking lot of Mother Hubbards on 321 N. Divison St. Police say four others were in the vehicle, one of which also had an active warrant.

According to Lt. Jason Smith, police initiated the chase and attempted to block the vehicle. Police, with the help of undercover officers, were able to stop the vehicle and take the five occupants into custody, Smith said. Two of the suspects were taken to a local hospital but have since been released.

All five now face significant charges stemming from the incident. The named participants received the following charges:

  • Milton Howard, 20 - Outstanding Warrant for Escape from the Iowa Department of Corrections, Criminal Gang Participation, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm
  • Rashawn Sigle, 19 - Outstanding Warrant for Failure to Appear (Battery), Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Gang Participation, and Carrying Weapons
  • Elijah Wires, 18 - Felon in Possession of Firearm, Criminal Gang Participation, and No Driver’s License
  • Jacobey Bolton-Reese, 18 - Criminal Gang Participation and Felon in Possession of a Firearm

An unnamed 17-year-old was also involved and was charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Criminal Gang Participation, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

The incident is still under investigation.

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