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CAPTURED: Manhunt suspect, Joseph Jakubowski, has been caught

Authorities say captured fugitive Joseph Jakubowski wanted to "get off the grid," and was living in a primitive camp set up in Vernon County before his capture early Friday morning.

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UPDATE: Manhunt suspect Jakubowski bound over for trial on three felony charges

Jakubowski appeared in court via video conference Jakubowski appeared in court via video conference

 A Rock County court commissioner bound former fugitive Joseph Jakubowski over for trial Tuesday on three felony charges, as Jakubowski's attorney says the Janesville man was headed to South Dakota in his run from the law.

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  • Manhunt suspect fired from most recent job at Janesville Best Buy

    JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- The Rock County Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Joseph Jakubowski worked around the holidays at the Janesville Best Buy.  Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden knows about it because one of his sons worked the sales floor with the man at the center of the manhunt.  "My son said he [Jakubowski] was very quiet, didn't say a lot," Sheriff Spoden said about Jakubowski, an employee Best Buy fired.  "He [Jakubowski] worked there at like Chr...

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    The Rock County Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Joseph Jakubowski worked around the holidays at the Janesville Best Buy.

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