Police have made another arrest in connection with the Oct. 8 kidnapping and shooting of a Davenport woman.
Jamar A. Jackson, 28, of Iowa City was in the Scott County Jail Saturday on charges of conspiracy to commit a felony and accessory.
Jackson’s charges are connected to the kidnapping and shooting of 28-year-old Brittany Hamilton of Davenport, Davenport Police Capt. Dale Sievert said Monday.
So far, police have arrested two others and have a warrant out to arrest Hamilton’s former boyfriend, 37-year-old Brian A. Williams of Davenport.
Jeremy D. Garvin, 22, of Marion, Iowa, and Troy A. Williams, 42, address unknown, were arrested last week.
Garvin is charged with first-degree kidnapping, which is punishable in Iowa by life in prison. He’s also charged with first-degree arson, willful injury and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Troy Williams is charged with conspiracy to commit a felony. He and Brian Williams are brothers, court records state.
Brian Williams also is charged with first-degree kidnapping, first-degree arson, willful injury causing serious injury and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Brian Williams was breaking up with Hamilton and conspired with three others to stage her abduction and subsequent shooting, Davenport Assistant Police Chief Don Schaeffer said.
They lived together at 6037 Hillandale Road. Hamilton initially told police that she and Brian Williams had been duct-taped and abducted by gunpoint from their home and taken to an undisclosed location. She also said the suspects demanded money, shot her in the leg and left her in a ditch while they left with Williams.
A follow-up investigation showed that Williams wasn’t a victim, police said.
The investigation also revealed that within an hour of the shooting, Williams and the co-conspirators drove to 126 W. 14th St., Davenport, where Hamilton’s new boyfriend lived, and poured gasoline around the residence and set it on fire, police said.
Anyone who sees Brian Williams is asked to call 911 immediately, Davenport police say.