Wanted man captured after running from traffic stop in City of Fond du Lac

A man is in custody today after running from a traffic stop Friday night, June 7, 2024, initiated by a Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s officer in the City of Fond du Lac.

Shortly before 11:30 PM the officer pulled a vehicle over near Main and 11th Street. As soon as the vehicle stopped, a passenger in the vehicle got out and started running westbound.

The officer lost site of the man in the area of Kwik Trip on south Main Street, but a perimeter was set up and a search of the area with a City of Fond du Lac K9 unit found him hiding in a garage just west of Kwik Trip.

The man had two warrants for his arrest and also was in possession of methamphetamine, fentanyl and drug paraphernalia.