Stevens Point Police assist with warrant, arrest of Illinois man suspected of homicide
City Times Staff
STEVENS POINT — Stevens Point police assisted U.S. Marshals with an arrest on Wednesday afternoon.
According to a release, at 1:12 p.m., the Stevens Point Police Department assisted the U.S. Marshals with a warrant from the Illinois Department of Corrections on the 400 block of Michigan Avenue. The warrant was for 22-year-old Jerome Buchanan, who is suspected of a homicide in Chicago.
Buchanan exited the window and ran west through a UWSP Parking Lot Q, according to reports. After a short foot pursuit, he was taken into custody without incident.
Buchanan is currently being held at the Portage County Jail.
No further information will be released at this time.