UPDATE: Police arrest suspect wanted in manhunt near Horicon
Updated: 9:45 p.m. August 15, 2019
DODGE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Dodge County Sheriff's Office says they have arrested wanted suspect Richard Erdman.
Police say at 8:58 p.m. information was received that led to Erdman's arrest.
No additional information is available at this time.
Updated: 3:55 p.m. August 15, 2019
DODGE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Investigators have called off a search near the Royal Oaks Motel on State Highway 33 in the Township of Hubbard.
Investigators say around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, the Dodge County Sheriff's Office was trying to make contact with 35-year-old Richard Erdman of Fond du Lac and take him into custody for a number of felony warrants. Erdman then allegedly fled the motel into a nearby marsh.
A perimeter east of Horicon was set up by law enforcement in an effort to find Erdman, however, law enforcement was unable to find him and called off the search.
The Dodge County Sheriff's Office says they do not believe Erdman is a threat to the public, however, the Sheriff's Office is continuing to search for him through other means. Erdman was last seen wearing dark-colored shorts and a light gray shirt. Authorities said they did not have a photo of Erdman to share at this time.
If anyone comes across a suspicious person in the area, they are asked to contact the Sheriff's Office immediately.
Posted: 10:52 a.m. August 15, 2019
DODGE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A heavy law enforcement presence has been set up in Dodge County as deputies search for a person wanted on multiple warrants.
Authorities say a perimeter has been set up just east of Horicon in the area of the Royal Oaks Motel to try and contain and apprehend the person.
The Sheriff's Office is asking people to stay away from the area and not approach law enforcement officers as they are ensuring the public's safety.
The Dodge County Sheriff's Office says they believe the public to be safe at this time.
This is a developing story. Stay with CBS 58 on-air and online for updates.