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Lee County manhunt ends with three in custody

LEE COUNTY, IA (WGEM) — A man who ran and hid from deputies following a high speed chase in a stolen Ford F-250 truck is now in custody along with two other men.

Sheriff Stacy Weber reported that on Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. deputies responded to the 2900 block of 180th Ave. in Keokuk, Iowa, in reference to a suspicious male described as acting weird, in dirty cloths and matching the description of Scot Flora who had run from deputies on Monday.

Weber stated that several citizens detained the subject until deputies arrived and identified him as Flora.

Flora was arrested and transported to the Unity Point Emergency Room, but it’s unclear how he was injured.

Weber stated that Flora was charged with aggravated eluding and felony theft

Earlier Tuesday deputies executed a search warrant at 2468 340th St. as a possible location of Flora.

As a result of the search deputies discovered a second truck stolen out of Hancock County, Illinois. A trailer was also discovered that had been stolen with the truck Flora was driving on Monday.

David Londrie, a resident at the location, was taken into custody and charged with two counts of Felony Theft. Londrie was also charged with Providing False Information to a Peace Officer.

During the search Weber stated deputies also located Michael Spring who had an outstanding warrant.

Weber stated that the case is still under investigation and more charges could be filed.

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