Siblings Arrested In Galesburg For Kidnapping Mother From Nursing Home
A pair of siblings are being charged after kidnapping their mother from a nursing home in Albia, Iowa, according to police.
On Monday, the Galesburg Police Department announced on Facebook that they were contacted by the police department in Albia regarding the kidnapping. The siblings had nationwide arrest warrants for kidnapping. The name of the siblings are Michael Fisher and Frances Sisler.
Fisher was known to be armed and had previous confrontations with police. the Galesburg Police Department was advised that he would be involved in a shootout with police if he was confronted.
The Albia Police Department had reason to believe they were in Galesburg.
Through investigation and a city wide canvas, Galesburg officers the siblings' vehicle in the 2400 block of Grand Avenue in Galesburg.
Officers set up a perimeter around the suspects' house.
Galesburg Police says that Fisher came out of the residence to warm up his vehicle and was taken into custody without incident. The other suspect Sisler, was located inside the residence and also taken into custody without incident.
The siblings elderly mother was located inside the residence. She was found to be in respiratory distress and an ambulance was called so she could be taken to the hospital for treatment.
In the social media post, the Galesburg Police Department said,
"The Galesburg Police Department would like to thank the officers and dispatchers for their great work on this case. Through their efforts, we were able to locate the victim and provide her with the medical treatment she needed."