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Arrest Made in Connection to October Eldon Incident

By Ellis Codjoe, October 18, 2018

A Sigourney man was arrested in connection to an incident that occurred October 9 in Eldon.

Matthew Reynolds, 26, was apprehended after he allegedly followed a female minor in his vehicle and encouraged her to get in the vehicle. The minor screamed and ran away.

The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation conducted an investigation and obtained additional information that corroborated the female minor’s story. Reynolds was placed under arrest Tuesday and charged with Enticing away a Minor, which is an aggravated misdemeanor.

Reynolds is currently free after posting a $2,000 bond.

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