MANHUNT IN JASPER COUNTY

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Manhunt in Jasper County

On 1-24-17, at 1956 hours the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to W 52nd St N and N 19th Ave W for a motor vehicle accident. The reporting party stated that two of the individuals involved in the crash were Katelund Jeffrey, 20 years old and Anthony Dommer, 26 years old. Both subjects were known to have valid arrest warrants. Dommer has been wanted since November for an escape from custody. Jeffrey was wanted for a parole violation. Recent information also revealed that Dommer was possibly in possession of multiple firearms.
Deputies arrived on scene and determined that Dommer and Jeffrey were not involved with the crash and were not at the scene. Deputies did witness a vehicle leaving the area of the accident scene at a high rate of speed.
At approximately 2046 hours the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a vehicle stopped in the middle of the roadway in the 5600 block of Hwy F-62 W. It was determined that this was possibly the vehicle that Jeffrey and Dommer were using. The immediate area was searched for persons, none were found.
At approximately 2153 hours the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received notification regarding 2 individuals in a garage approximately 1.5 miles from the scene of the vehicle stopped in the roadway. Deputies arrived on scene and found Katelund Jeffrey on the property, she was taken into custody. A search of multiple buildings took place, revealing no other persons. A short time later, deputies searched a field, finding Anthony Dommer hiding in the brush. Dommer was taken into custody without incident and transported to Skiff Medical Center for cold exposure symptoms. Dommer was later transported to the Polk County Jail.
Assisting agencies in this manhunt are as follows:
Newton Fire/EMS, Monroe Police, Prairie City Police, Iowa State Patrol,
AUTHORITY Lieutenant Aaron Groves

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