Top 10 Fugitive Arrested in South Barrington

Woodstock man captured by McHenry County Sheriff's Office.

McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and the U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force arrested a Woodstock man Monday who is listed on the county’s Top 10 Most Wanted list.

Jeremiah B. Pedersen, 29, is being held on $1 million bond, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. He was wanted on a failure to appear warrant related to charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, unlawful possession controlled substance and aggravated battery, according to reports.

Pedersen was captured around 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Route 72 and Route 59 in South Barrington without incident, authorities said. Sheriff’s deputies and U.S. Marshals tracked Pedersen down through an anonymous tip on Crimestoppers. The tipster provided information that Pedersen was possibly living in Schaumburg, reports stated.

Who else is on the list? The McHenry County Sheriff office has the list available on its website along with information on how to provide a tip to Crimestoppers.


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