CONCORD, N.H. (CBS) — U.S. Marshals arrested an “extremely dangerous” fugitive in New Hampshire Monday afternoon.
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Jason McCoy was wanted on several outstanding warrants, including a probation violation on an original charge of reckless conduct involving a firearm, as well as receiving stolen property.
While on the lam, McCoy allegedly stole a car, a shotgun, and ammunition.
He also allegedly led police on multiple chases.
Marshals say McCoy is a known drug user who was reportedly hallucinating and sleeping with weapons.READ MORE: Maine Hikes Tolls To Recoup Revenue Lost During Pandemic
The U.S. Marshals Service was flooded with telephone calls and anonymous text tips and emails after they sent out a press release asking for the public’s help locating McCoy. The 25-year-old was arrested at a home on Mount Cardigan Road in Alexandria, NH shortly after 1:00 pm.
McCoy allegedly stole a black 2014 Nissan Juke with New Hampshire plates that read “LONWULF.” The stolen vehicle and firearm were not recovered at the scene of McCoy’s arrest.
Anyone with information is asked to call the U.S. Marshals Service at (603) 225-1632.MORE NEWS: Body Of Missing Five-Year-Old Elijah Lewis Found In Abington
Anonymous tips can be made by texting the word “NHTIP” to TIP411.