Chase Pegs Cresco Man with More Charges

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Howard County, IA – A Cresco man has received additional charges after he tried to escape police custody.

25-year-old Shelby Henry tried to run from deputies while he was being transferred from Winneshiek to Howard County authorities. Two deputies were hurt in the chase.

Henry was initially arrested on a probation violation in Winneshiek County. He now has been charged with escape from custody and two counts of interference with official acts. He has pled guilty to both of those charges. Henry is facing up to five years behind bars, but he will receive credit for time served.

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