Pennsylvania fugitive found in Janesville

Published: Feb. 21, 2023 at 7:51 AM CST
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JANESVILLE, Wis. (WIFR) - A fugitive out of Pennsylvania was arrested in Janesville on Monday.

Darelle Coffey has a criminal history that includes attempted homicide, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, burglary, stalking and illegally possessing a firearm.

Janesville Police were notified Thursday that Coffey was staying at the Motel 6 in Janesville. He was seen coming and going from the motel on Sunday, so police obtained a search warrant and returned with a SWAT team.

Negotiators reach Coffey on the phone, and he was arrested without incident early Monday morning.

He is awaiting extradition in the Rock County Jail.