Joseph Jakubowski, Who Sent Threatening Manifesto To Donald Trump, Arrested After Manhunt
Joseph Jakubowski, the man accused of stealing firearms and sending a threatening manifesto to President Donald Trump, was taken into custody on Friday, police said.
Jakubowski is from Wisconsin and was captured after a 10-day manhunt.
Officials say around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious person on a farmer’s property on Estes Road near Readstown, Wisconisn.
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 suspect was found hiding under a trap. He was in possession of four handguns, a rifle, a Samurai sword, and a copy of the manifesto he sent to the White House.
Jakubowski is suspected of stealing 18 firearms in total. He also torched his car and sent a threatening manifesto to President Trump before disappearing.
Jakubowski faces charges for theft and his threats to the President, and will return to federal court in two weeks.
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