Fayette Arrest

By: News Release
Oct 26th, 2019

On October 16, 2019 at approximately 8:00 AM Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence on E Avenue for a reported domestic disturbance.  Upon arrival 23 year old Blaine Michael Recker of Arlington fled the scene in a vehicle.  Recker led Deputies and Iowa State Patrol Troopers on a chase which later ended in a field  southwest of Arlington.  Recker fled the scene on foot and warrants for Driving While Barred and Eluding were issued for his arrest.  On October 25, 2019 at approximately 10:00 AM Recker was located at a residence in Strawberry Point and taken into custody.  The incident remains under investigation and additional charges are pending, including Criminal Mischief for corn and soybean crops damaged by Recker during the chase.  The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Clayton County Sheriff’s Office and Strawberry Point Police.