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Lincoln Co. man on the run since May captured in Milwaukee


MERRILL (WKOW) -- The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department believe 37-year-old Christopher Meindel is connected to a widespread methamphetamine operation.

Meindel removed his ankle monitor bracelet back in May and had been on the run ever since.  A statewide alert was issued for Meindel, who was said to be armed and had threatened police.

Thursday, Meindel is said to have been arrested at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Milwaukee.  According to officers, Meindel had several edged weapons, two airsoft guns and methamphetamine in his possession.

Meindel faces a long list of charges in Lincoln County, including manufacturing methamphetamine.

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