A Sigourney man has been found guilty of attempting to entice a minor stemming from an incident in Eldon October of 2018. Matthew Reynolds, then 24 was accused of approaching a 9 year old girl and her 10 year brother in downtown Eldon telling her to get in the car as he opened the door. The children dropped their bikes and ran, alerting a daily member who then immediately contacted authorities.
The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office obtained surveillance footage showing Reynolds following the two before attempting to engage her. Reynolds was taken into custody several days later. His sentencing is set for May 27th.