A man suspected of stealing firearms, threatening churches, setting his vehicle on fire and writing a 161-page antigovernment manifesto to President Trump has been captured in Wisconsin after a 10-day manhunt.
The sheriff’s office of Rock County, Wis., said that Joseph A. Jakubowski, 32, was arrested early Friday morning.
Sheriff Robert Spoden of Rock County said Mr. Jakubowski had been camping near the border separating Vernon and Richland Counties.
“He appeared to be very disheveled and dirty and obviously had been outdoors for some time,” Sheriff Spoden said in a phone interview, adding that no one was hurt during the arrest.
Mr. Jakubowski is suspected of robbing a gun shop on April 4 in Janesville, Wis. A video recorded by Mr. Jakubowski and released by the police shows him preparing to mail a manifesto to the White House. In the video, he calls for revolution, saying, “It’s time for change.”
According to the police, Mr. Jakubowski’s document “includes grievances against government and personal angst towards anyone or anything other than natural law or rule.”
The police found Mr. Jakubowski after receiving reports of a suspicious person on a farmer’s property on Thursday night. A news release from the Rock…
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