UPDATE: The suspect of a week long crime wave has been apprehended by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department. Thirty-eight year old Chad Lange was arrested in Rolla April 26 by deputies from Pulaski County, along with officers from the Rolla Police Department.
A manhunt continues in Pulaski County for a fugitive who has led law enforcement officials on a county wide search, which began early Thursday evening and continued throughout the midnight hours. The suspect, 38-year-old Chad Lange, of Dixon, is wanted for numerous felony charges, including auto theft and burglary.
Law enforcement officials initially began searching for suspect Lange after he was named as a perpetrator in numerous car thefts and burglaries in the Dixon area over the past week. The Dixon Police Department, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department and other law enforcement agencies have been actively seeking fugitive Lange since warrants were issued for his arrest.
Sheriff Ronald Long is asking the community's assistance in locating Chad Lange. Lange has an extensive criminal history, and should be considered armed and dangerous. Do not attempt contact with this individual, if sighted. If you have any information regarding the location of Chad Lange, please contact the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department at 573-774-6196 (also 911), or by calling your local law enforcement agency.