Jeffrey Wegener was taken into custody without incident on 04/25/2014 at 12:36 AM by Deputies from the Oregon County Sheriff's Office following up on a sighting by an Oregon County citizen. Wegener was arrested on Oregon County warrants approx. 10 miles east of Alton on US highway 160.
The Oregon County Sheriff's Office greatly appreciates the assistance in the search for Wagener by officers from the Alton Police Department, Van Buren Police Department, Carter County Sheriff's Office, Howell County Sheriff's Office, Ripley County Sheriff's Office, Missouri Department of Conservation, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the United States Forest Service..
Oregon County Sheriff George Underwood and his staff would like to thank the citizens of Oregon County for their assistance and support during this incident.