Police: Suspect led officers on chase that reached 90 mph from East Moline to Davenport

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A 20-year-old Davenport man faces a felony charge of eluding after police say he led them on a chase from East Moline to Davenport.

Isaiah Robinson was released on bond after being held briefly Tuesday in Scott County Jail.

Earlier Tuesday, officers chased a vehicle with Robinson, a suspect involved in a shooting earlier that day in East Moline.

According to statement from police, East Moline Police responded to a call about gunfire on the 1300 block of 9th Avenue shortly after 10:15 a.m.

After officers talked with witnesses and reviewed video surveillance, a vehicle was identified as being involved in the shooting incident. A description of the vehicle, a black 2020 Chevrolet Malibu, was shared with other law enforcement agencies.

Davenport Police later identified a car that matched the description, but the driver – later identified as Robinson – sped away. Police pursued the vehicle until it was eventually stopped in a yard at the intersection of Gaines and Rusholme streets, Davenport.

Robinson was the only person in the car, officer s said.

During the pursuit, speeds reached 90 mph, the arrest affidavit says.

After a search warrant was issued for the car, and officers found 32.7 grams of marijuana wax, $943 cash and two spent .380 shell casings on the driver’s side.

Scott County Court proceedings for Robinson are set for April 26 and May 5.

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