UPDATE: Wanted man William Rennhack taken into custody

UPDATED Friday, October 25, 2013 --- 11:47 a.m.

JUNEAU, Wis. (AP) -- A 21-year-old Jefferson man wanted in several jurisdictions has been arrested in Marquette County.

Authorities have been searching for William Rennhack and suspect he stole a vehicle in the Waukesha County town of Oconomowoc Wednesday and led police on a short pursuit. Dodge County sheriff's deputies found the vehicle abandoned in the Town of Ashippun.

Sheriff's officials say Rennhack was arrested Thursday night in Montello. Arrest warrants have also been filed against Rennhack in Waukesha County for bail jumping and theft.

An attorney for Rennhack was not listed in court records.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press

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UPDATED Friday, October 25, 2013 --- 9:06 a.m.

From our news partner, WITI in Milwaukee:

MONTELLO (WITI) — The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department apprehended wanted man William Rennhack between 7 and 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 24th in the town of Montello.

A sergeant at the department tells FOX6 that a tip to law enforcement led to Rennhack’s arrest.

Due to violations in multiple jurisdictions, officials say it could take a while for Rennhack to be formally charged.

No officers were injured during the arrest.

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UPDATED Thursday, October 24, 2013 --- 9:53 p.m.

From our news partner, WITI in Milwaukee:

DODGE CO. (WITI) — The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department is engaged in a manhunt for a suspect who stole a vehicle and led police on a chase on Wednesday, October 23rd.

The suspect being sought is William Rennhack. He is a male, white, approximately 21 years old, 6’2”, 170 lbs, red hair and brown eyes.

Officials were first tipped off to this case just before 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Deputies were investigating a report of a stolen vehicle. They found the vehicle — and a short traffic pursuit ensued involving the Town of Oconomowoc Police Department.

A short time later, Rennhack’s vehicle was found in the area of Monroe and Lafollette Rd. in the Town of Lebanon, Dodge County. Rennhack fled on foot and involved law enforcement began a search of the area.

As of 8:30 p.m., Dodge County Sheriff’s Dept. personnel discontinued their active search of the area in the Village of Ashippun. The Sheriff’s Department will continue an active patrol of the area.

Rennhack is potentially armed and has active warrants for his arrest. If Rennhack is seen we ask citizens to make no contact and to call 911 and report. We are asking citizens in the area of Monroe and Lafollette Rds, to include the Village of Ashippun and nearby surrounding areas, to secure their homes and garages. Citizens should insure their vehicles are locked and secure.

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UPDATED: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 --- 10:47p.m.

The Dodge Co. Sheriff's office says the suspect who allegedly stole a car in the Town of Oconomowoc and led police on a short pursuit before disappearing near the Town of Lebanon has been identified as 21-year-old William C. Rennhack.

As of 8:30 p.m. Dodge Co. Sheriff's personnel have discontinued their active search of the area in the vicinity of the village of Ashippun.

The Sheriff's Department will continue an active investigation and will continue active patrol of the area.

Rennhack is potentially armed and has active warrants for his arrest. If you see him, authorities say to not make contact and call 911.

Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 --- 7:02 p.m.

Dodge Co. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect who apparently stole a car and led Town of Oconomowoc Police on a short pursuit.

A short time later the suspected car was found in the area of Monroe and Lafollette Rd in the Town of Lebanon.

Authorities say the suspect ran away on foot. Law enforcement searched the area, but were unable to find him.

At this time there is an on-going search of the area involving multiple law enforcement personnel.

The suspect is described as a 21-year-old white male, about 6’2”, 170 pounds, red hair and brown eyes.

Dodge Co. Sheriff's are asking citizens in the area of Monroe and Lafollette Rds, as well as anyone in the Village of Ashippun and nearby surrounding areas, to report any suspicious persons. they also ask that residents secure their homes, including garages, and vehicles. Residents are also urged to call 911 with any related or other emergency.


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