On Friday, Jan. 25, at 11:10 a.m., a Monticello Police Officer received an anonymous tip of fugitive Dustin Wilson’s whereabouts. The anonymous tip stated they believed Dustin Wilson was at a relative’s residence outside the city of Center Junction, Iowa.
Within minutes, uniformed officers from the Jones County Sheriff’s Office, Anamosa Police Department and the Iowa State Patrol set up a perimeter around the residence. At approximately 12:10 p.m., the Jones County Emergency Response Team made approach to the residence. Dustin Wilson was observed trying to run from the residence. Wilson was quickly taken into custody without incident or injury.
Wilson, age 34, of rural Monticello, is currently sitting in the Jones County Jail on two $10,000 cash bonds. The two charges are related to revocations of probation. Original charges stem from multiple drug-related charges. Wilson has warrants in three other counties in Iowa.
At around 7 a.m. on Jan. 21, the Jones County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an assault that occurred at a residence on Jordan Road outside of Monticello. The investigation surrounding the initial call of an assault is still under investigation, and charges are pending. When the investigation is complete and the appropriate charges are filed, an additional press release from the Sheriff’s Office will be sent out with details surrounding that investigation.
Investigators from the Jones County Sheriff’s Office, Linn County Sheriff’s Office and Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, with additional assistance from the United States Marshal’s Service and Iowa State Patrol Vehicle Fraud Division have been actively pursuing Dustin Wilson since Monday, Jan. 21, helping lead to his capture.
The Jones County Emergency Response Team mentioned is made up of officers from the Jones County Sheriff’s Office, Anamosa Police Department, Monticello Police Department, Cascade Police Department and the Jones County Conservation Enforcement.