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After 2 weeks on the run, Wisconsin fugitive turns himself in

Jonathan Pogreba was taken into custody on Thursday.
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Jonathan Pogreba and the BMW he's alleged to have stolen.

After two weeks on the run, Wisconsin man Jonathan Pogreba turned himself in on Thursday.

The 43 year old had sparked a manhunt and search across Wisconsin and Minnesota, after he left his home in the Town of Eagle on June 5 after allegedly pointing a gun at and assaulting his wife.

He then stole a neighbor's BMW and headed to a cabin in western Wisconsin, where he left a note saying he was on his way to the Boundary Waters in Minnesota, where he intended to set off on foot.

Police considered him armed and dangerous and warned anyone who spotted him to avoid him and call 911. 

It's not clear if he ended up making it to Minnesota, but back in Wisconsin on Thursday he was taken into custody at the Waukesha County Courthouse after surrendering to police.

FOX 6 reports he has been charged with counts including misdemeanor battery, disorderly conduct, recklessly endangering safety, and pointing a firearm at another.

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