Reward for Jakubowski Increases to $20K as manhunt continues

FBI Milwaukee Division
Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms
Rock County Sheriff’s Office
Janesville Police Department
For Immediate Release Contact Person Commander Knudson
DATE: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 608-757-5255
Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Justin Tolomeo of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Milwaukee Division announced today the FBI has increased its reward up to $20,000 for information leading to the successful location of Joseph A. Jakubowski, age 32, of Janesville, Wisconsin. Jakubowski is wanted for questioning in the theft of multiple weapons taken from the Armageddon Gun Store located in Janesville, Wisconsin, the arson of Jakubowski’s vehicle, and alleged messages regarding threats to public safety on April 4, 2017.
The FBI is joined by multiple local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in making the announcement of the increased reward:

  • Rock County Sheriff’s Office
  • Janesville Police Department
  • Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
  • Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation
  • United States Capitol Police
  • United States Secret Service
  • United States Postal Inspector
  • Beloit Police Department
  • Clinton Police Department
  • Dane County Sheriff’s Office
  • Wisconsin State Patrol
  • U.S. Customs and Border Patrol
  • Beloit Fire Department
  • Janesville Fire Department
  • Milton Fire Department
  • Southwest Emergency Preparedness Team
  • Southwest Incident Management Team
  • Beloit Emergency Management
  • Dane County Emergency Management
  • City of Beloit Administration
  • Rock County Board of Supervisors
  • Rock County 911 Communications Center
  • Rock County Information Technology Department
  • Rock County Planning Department
  • Rock County Facilities Management Department

More than 150 law enforcement personnel and others are working jointly on the investigation.
“We have increased the reward appealing to those in the public who may be able to assist us in a safe and peaceful resolution for all concerned,” said SAC Tolomeo.
Jakubowski may have attempted to alter his appearance by shaving all facial hair and his head. Photo enhancements depicting this possible change in appearance are included below:











(Joseph Jakubowski with hair)         (Joseph Jakubowski possibly with hair removed)

The public is reminded to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity, or sightings of Jakubowski to law enforcement.
Please contact the FBI’s tip line 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), or


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