Police identify man considered armed and dangerous

Due to the burglary suspect making threats towards public officials or schools, Capitol Police are also on alert today in Madison.

Capitol Police is aware of the situation in Rock County and is currently conducting extra patrols of state buildings. The Capitol Police have not received or been notified of any specific threats. 

Again, police say these threats were generic and not at any person or location specifically. 


UPDATE (WKOW) -- The Rock County Sheriff's Office has now identified a man they're considering a dangerous burglary suspect wanted for questioning.

Police believe that Joseph Jakubowski could be the man involved in stealing high-end handguns and rifles from the Armageddon Gun Shop. Police say he fled the scene of the burglary. There was a reported vehicle on fire reported a short distance away, on Pennycock Lane. 

Police believe the fire was started intentionally and that Jakubowski was the suspect behind the fire. Police say the vehicle was registered to Jakubowski. 

Authorities say that information was received into the Rock County Sheriff's Office that he was agitated by recent political issues. The information also suggested that Jakubowski had made threats to steal weapons and to use them against public officials or at an unspecified school. As a precaution to student safety, area schools had been notified of the search.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation and all local law enforcement agencies are working to locate Jakubowksi.

He is described as being 5'10" tall with green eyes and brown hair. He has a known residence at 811 Glen Street (upper) in Janesville. He has a Date of Birth of 07/21/84

Fort Atkinson, Janesville, Edgerton, and Milton Schools are all on soft lockdown as a safety precaution.

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