Pulaski County man captured after week-long manhunt

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 27, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Updated Sunday, Apr 28 at 12:23 AM

(KMOV.com) -- Pulaski County authorities say the suspect of a week-long crime spree was captured in Rolla, Mo. on Friday night.

Chad Lange, 38, was arrested at a hotel in Rolla around midnight.

Lange was initially sought by authorities on warrants for auto theft and burglary. Police said effort to arrest Lange intensified after several pursuits, along with his alleged involvement in a number of crimes.

Lange was taken to a Phelps County hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries. Lange was released from the hospital a few hours later, and is now in jail awaiting legal proceedings.

In addition to his warrants for auto theft and burglary, authorities are seeking charges for numerous other felony and misdemeanor crimes Lange is suspected of committing crimes throughout Pulaski and Laclede County, according to police.

Pulaski County officials said other individuals may also be linked to the crimes.

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