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Olmsted County Fugitive Captured

Olmsted County Fugitive Captured

February 20, 2018 06:13 AM

(ABC 6 News) -- A man wanted in Olmsted County has been captured.

36-year-old Luke Hottel has been on the run since October.  He is wanted on charges of attempted murder, assault and fleeing a peace officer.  Hottel tried to run a woman he knew off the road on Highway 63 and attacked her car, according to court documents from July.

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According to the criminal complaint, the victim honked the horn, which alerted two people at a residence.  Authorities say when they came out, he said he would slit their throats and kill them.  Hottel left when one of the people came out with a shotgun and shot it once in the air, according to court documents.

According to the Houston County Sheriff's Office, a task force arrested Hottel at a home on Division Street in Spring Grove.

Shannon Weisbrod, 40, was arrested on a charge of harboring a fugitive.

According to U.S. Bail and Fugitive Enforcement, Hottel is awaiting extradition to Olmsted County.

To see the crime happening in your area, click on Spot Crime.

 


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