MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois fugitive was arrested Thursday evening on a Madison highway after a daylong manhunt in south-central Wisconsin that drove several local schools to lock down for hours and left neighbors on edge, police said.
A SWAT team arrested Paris Poe, 33, of Chicago, in a vehicle on state Highway 30 shortly after 7 p.m., Madison Police Lt. Cory Nelson told The Associated Press. Nelson said police received a tip from the public that Poe and a woman were driving a Ford Crown Victoria.
Police performed a “high-risk traffic stop” by pointing weapons at the vehicle and ordering Poe out of the car, Nelson said. Poe did not resist arrest, Nelson said. No one was hurt.
Poe was wanted for questioning in a federal murder investigation and for an alleged parole violation. He was spotted at a hotel in Madison on Thursday morning, prompting authorities to…
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