Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger reports the following arrests for the week of January 25th through January 31st
Joseph A Akers, 36, of Carthage, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear/Failure to Pay on original charges of Driving While License Suspended and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Akers was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
Octavius D Whitaker, 25, of Carthage, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Aggravated Battery and Domestic Battery. Whitaker was also arrested on a Department of Corrections Warrant charging him with a Parole Violation. Whitaker remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail awaiting his next court date.
Shayna M Gibson, 38, of Burlington, IA was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Synthetic Urine. Gibson was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.
Derek F Harwood, 39, of Keokuk, IA was arrested on a Lee County, IA Warrant charging him with a Parole Violation. Harwood was released to the Lee County, IA authorities.
ALL SUBJECTS ARE CONSIDERED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.
For more information, contact the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office at (217) 357-2115