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Roscoe man wanted on string of crimes in Wisconsin arrested in Winnebago County

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UPDATE: ROCK COUNTY (WREX) — We now know the name of the man who was wanted on a crime spree in Wisconsin and later arrested in Winnebago County.

The Rock County Sheriff's Office has identified the suspect as 32-year-old Bryan Burns, of Roscoe.

Authorities say Burns was taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries following a crash Tuesday evening.


ROCK COUNTY (WKOW) — A suspect was arrested following a report of a hit and run and string of car thefts, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies were called at about 4:20 p.m. Tuesday about a hit and run that happened on State Highway 140 in Bradford township, Wisconsin. The suspect vehicle, reported stolen from Walworth County, was last seen speeding westbound on East US Highway 14.

At about 6:30 p.m. deputies were called to respond to an "unwanted subject" and shortly after that, they were dispatched to a crash in Newark township.

Authorities said the suspect then stole another vehicle and fled the scene, eventually crashing into a ditch in Winnebago County.

The suspect was taken into custody in a nearby field.

As the investigation continues, deputies have discovered a string of crimes all involving the same suspect.

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