Washington Evening Journal
111 North Marion Avenue
Washington, IA 52353
At 3:41 a.m., Monday, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1600 grid of Oakland Mills Road for a male subject screaming and yelling.
After officers arrived in the area and started searching for the subject, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a residence in the 1700 grid of Oakland Mills Road reporting a male subject had broken into their home and barricaded himself in their restroom.
Officers responded and found that Matthew Ray Sanderson, 37, of Mount Pleasant had broken into the home by smashing through a glass door to the residence.
Officers found that Sanderson had locked himself in the upstairs restroom.
After a short time of speaking with Sanderson, he surrendered to officers willingly.
Sanderson was identified as the male subject who had been on Oakland Mills Road yelling and screaming. He was subsequently placed under arrest and transported to the Henry County Jail.
Sanderson was charged with burglary in the second degree (a Class C felony), criminal mischief in the third degree (an aggravated misdemeanor) and simulated public intoxication, first offense (a simple misdemeanor).
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Mt. Pleasant Police Department.