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Man on the run Joseph Jakubowski captured in Wisconsin, authorities say

Posted at 9:17 AM, Apr 14, 2017

Authorities confirm that Wisconsin fugitive Joseph Jakubowski was captured Friday morning.

Jakubowski is accused of stealing guns and writing an anti-government manifesto. 

Jakubowski was taken into custody shortly after 6 a.m. Eastern in Richland County, Wisconsin.

According to a news release, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious person on a farmer’s property near Readstown, Wisconsin.

The individual matched Jakubowski's description and refused to leave when asked to depart a campsite.

Local authorities established a perimeter around the campsite and made contact with the suspicious person shortly before 6 a.m. and taken into custody without incident and identified as Jakubowski.

Jakubowski has been on the run for more than a week after allegedly stealing 18 guns, two silencers and ammunition from a Janesville, Wisconsin gun store and made threats against public officials and schools.

He also mailed a 161-page manifesto to President Donald Trump.