DAVENPORT, Iowa — A Davenport police chase ended with the arrests of five people on Friday afternoon.
According to Davenport Police Department, detectives identified 20-year-old Milton Howard who had an active warrant for escaping the Iowa Department of Corrections.
Police say Howard entered a vehicle at 3:20 p.m. in the parking lot of Mother Hubbard's Cupboard at 321 N. Division Street. When a Davenport police car pulled into the same lot, Howard's vehicle began to flee.
Additional police vehicles tried to block the suspect and managed to stop Howard's car in a traveled portion of 4th Street.
Four adult males and a 17-year-old male were removed from the suspect vehicle, with each occupant taken into custody.
The individuals listed below have been arrested and charged with the following:
- Milton Howard, 20-years-old: Escape from Iowa Dept. of Corrections, criminal gang participation, felon in possession of firearm
- Rashawn Sigle, 19-years-old: Outstanding warrant for failure to appear-battery, possession of a controlled substance, criminal gang participation, carrying weapons
- Elijah Wires, 18-years-old: Felon in possession of firearm, criminal gang participation, no driver's license
- Jacobey Bolton-Reese, 18-years-old: Criminal gang participation, felon in possession of a firearm
- 17-year-old male: Felon in possession of a firearm, criminal gang participation, and possession of a controlled substance
Davenport police say the incident remains under investigation, with no additional information available at this time.