IOWA CITY -- At approximately 1104 a.m. Saturday, August 31st, Iowa City Police officers responded to a report of an intoxicated driver in the area of the Iowa City Animal Center. First responding officers located the driver in a stolen vehicle in the Terry Trueblood Recreation Area. Upon attempted contact with the driver, Quentin Jay Hamilton, he fled driving the vehicle on the pedestrian path and into Terry Trueblood, where he ditched the car and fled on foot. Multiple law enforcement agencies searched the area for Hamilton who eventually stole another vehicle and fled. Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputies eventually took Hamilton into custody in Riverside, concluding the 81-minute incident.
Quentin Jay Hamilton is charged with Burglary 3rd Degree, Interference w/ Official Acts, Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree, Driving While License Denied or Revoked, Reckless Driving, and 10 counts of Assault While Displaying a Dangerous Weapon.