FOX VALLEY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Calumet County, Fond du Lac County, Outagamie County, Winnebago County

UPDATE: Wanted suspect Joshua Dorsett in custody

Local News
MONDAY 2/15/2021 7:30 p.m.

(WFRV) – The 26-year-old man who struck three police vehicles with a stolen car and injured an officer on February 11, has been arrested, according to Oshkosh police.

Officials announced on Monday that wanted suspect, Joshua Dorsett, has been taken into custody.

Suspect last seen in Waupaca area in different stolen vehicle

FRIDAY 2/12/2021 8:14 a.m.

(WFRV) – Wanted suspect Joshua Dorsett was last known to be in the Waupaca area in a stolen 2014 Ford Escape.

According to the Oshkosh Police, 26-year-old Dorsett was last seen in a stolen orange 2014 Ford Escape with Wisconsin plates AEE-4789.

Oshkosh Police say, the suspect is potentially in possession of a firearm.

If anyone observes the vehicle or suspect to not approach and immediately call 9-1-1.

Local 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

ORIGINAL: Oshkosh Police looking for suspect that hit three police cars with stolen vehicle

THURSDAY 2/11/2021 1:25 p.m.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – The Oshkosh Police Department is looking for 26-year-old Joshua Dorsett after struck three police vehicles with a stolen car, leaving one officer with minor injuries.

According to the Oshkosh Police Department, around 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 11 officers saw a vehicle that was reported stolen. After attempting to stop the vehicle the driver hit three police vehicles.

Officers did not pursue the vehicle. The stolen vehicle is a 2015 gray Toyota Camry with a license plate of 270-XWE.

Reports say, the vehicle will likely have front end damage.

Dorsett was last known to be in the Waupaca area in a stolen orange 2014 Ford Escape, with WI plates of AEE4789.

Oshkosh Police say the suspect is potentially in possession of a firearm, and if anyone sees the vehicle or suspect to immediately contact 911.

The investigation is ongoing, and Local 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Coronavirus News

More Coronavirus

Trending Stories

Your Local Election HQ

More Election

Local Sports

Manitowoc Lincoln, De Pere opens spring volleyball season with wins

Xavier uses speed and tenacity to get advantage at boys state basketball tournament

Wrightstown boys ready for first state trip

Family Ties: Close knit Lourdes Academy Knights eye state title

UW-Oshkosh men advance in high scoring affair

Sports Xtra: UW-Oshkosh's Fischer talks regular season, WIAC tournament