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Police arrest Manchester man after 5 month search

MANCHESTER (KWWL) --  A man wanted by police since June has been arrested.

Thursday, Manchester police arrested 24-year-old Jeremy Thibadeau, of Manchester. Reports to police claim Thibadeau drove a vehicle through a corn field in the southern part of Manchester, causing crop damage on June 14. Police say he was then reported hitting a city-owned water valve shut-off, continuing on the sidewalk, and ending in a residential yard on South Third Street. Police issued a warrant for his arrest on June 23 and he has been hiding from officials since. Thursday, police searched a home at 122 Ludland Drive and found Thibadeau hiding in a back room.

He was taken into custody and has been charged for 3rd Degree Criminal Mischief, Driving while Suspended, Operating a Motor Vehicle on a Sidewalk, Reckless Driving, No Insurance, Failure to Report an accident, and Striking Fixtures Along a Highway. He was taken to the Delaware County Jail.

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