2 months, 2 weeks ago by Bob Gough
FBI was looking for kidnapper/victim from Minnesota
A man is in custody following an incident near Quincy's Lock and Dam 21.
Adams County Sheriff Brent Fischer said his department received a call from Quincy/Adams County 911 at 11:09 Friday morning. Fischer said Corps of Engineers personnel had called regarding a potential hostage situation.
Officers from the Adams County Sheriff's, Illinois State Police and other agencies responded and found a man and a woman on a boat inside the lock. Officers made contact with weapons drawn, the man surrendered and was taken into custody.
The woman received medical attention.
Fischer said he has spoken with officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and this incident could be a result form a kidnapping in Minnesota.
More as this story develops.