The Davenport Police Department (DPD) has apprehended an Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) parolee wanted by two states for allegedly dealing ecstasy.
The suspect, whose identity has not been disclosed, had been sought by law enforcement in both Illinois and Iowa for the sale of the recreational drug.
The DPD conducted the arrest with the help of the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (GLRFTF). The GLRFTF is a multi-agency team that focuses on apprehending fugitives and investigating violent crimes.
The DPD had received information about the suspect’s whereabouts and with the assistance of the GLRFTF, was able to effectuate an arrest.
The arresting officers found the suspect in possession of a quantity of ecstasy, leading to additional charges.
The suspect is now facing charges in both Illinois and Iowa, and is in the custody of the Scott County Jail pending a court appearance.
Law enforcement is continuing to investigate the case and are asking anyone with information to contact the DPD.
The DPD and the GLRFTF have demonstrated their commitment to apprehending fugitives and cracking down on the sale of illicit substances like ecstasy.
This arrest exemplifies their dedication to public safety and their ability to track down wanted suspects.