STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A Chicago homicide suspect was arrested near the UWSP campus Wednesday afternoon after a short pursuit by police, according to a news release.
Stevens Point Police were assisting the US Marshals at an apartment on the 400 Block of Michigan Avenue, with a warrant for Jerome Buchanan, 22, the release said.
Police said Buchanan jumped out of a window and ran through a campus parking lot.
After a short chase, Buchanan was taken into custody, the alert said.
He’s currently in the Portage County Jail.
An alert was sent to students.