Joseph Jakubowski was taken into custody in Vernon County Friday morning, a law enforcement source has confirmed to News/Talk 1130 WISN.
The Richland County Sheriff's Department confirmed the arrest a short time after News/Talk 1130 WISN's report.
Officials say around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 13th, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious person on a farmer’s property on Estes Road near Readstown, WI. Investigators assigned to the Jakubowski case were sent to that location along with tactical support to assist local authorities in determining whether the suspicious individual was related to the manhunt.
The suspicious person complaint reported that a male matching the description of Jakubowski was camping at that location and refused to leave when he had been asked to do so. Local authorities established a perimeter and tactical support was sent in to investigate.
Shortly before 6:00 a.m., tactical officers made contact with the suspicious person at the campsite. This subject was taken into custody without incident and positively identified as Joseph A. Jakubowski.
Law enforcement agencies have set up a command post at Kickapoo High School in the town of Kickapoo and say they will hold a news conference later Friday morning.
This is a developing story. Stay tuned to News/Talk 1130 WISN for updates.