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Search Ends As Ottumwa Fugitive Taken Into Custody

The search for an Ottumwa man who police considered to be armed and dangerous has come to an end. 41 year old Jason Andrew Tobeck who was wanted for several warrants including probation violation and possession of more than five grams of meth was taken into custody at an Ottumwa residence around 7pm Tuesday night . Police had attempted to stop him in the past while he was using vehicles belonging to associates. Each time he fled at a high rate of speed causing significant risk to the public. 

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Ottumwa Police are searching for a fugitive who they consider to be armed and dangerous. 41 year old Jason Andrew Tobeck of Ottumwa is wanted for several warrants including probation violation and possession of more than five grams of meth. Authorities say that he has a history of drug abuse and violent tendencies. Police have attempted to stop him in the past while he was using vehicles belonging to associates. Each time he has fled at a high rate of speed causing significant risk to the public. Anyone providing him with assistance faces criminal charges if he were to injure someone while fleeing also anyone attempting to harbor him could also be charged with being an “Accessory After the Fact” and arrested. Anyone with any information as it pertains to his whereabouts is asked to contact their local law enforcement agency immediately.


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