STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – On Wednesday, Steuben County authorities announced the arrest of a man wanted on multiple felony charges, including armed robbery and intimidation.
Police initially asked for public assistance in location 26-year-old Jared Michael Lesher, who cut his ankle monitor and fled a court-ordered temporary furlough in Helmer, according to a release from the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office.
Angola police later responded to an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip regarding Lesher’s whereabouts and took him into custody without incident at a home on Angola’s east side.
Arrest warrants were issued Wednesday for Lesher under two separate incidents. Lesher is wanted for armed robbery, a level 3 felony; intimidation, a level 5 felony; and two counts of theft – one a class A misdemeanor, and the other a level 6 felony.
Lesher also faces charges of two counts of level 5 felony intimidation and one count of level 6 felony intimidation.
Because he fled, additional charges are being sought for failure to return to lawful detention.