Law enforcement arrest Wisconsin man wanted in multi-county string of thefts

Seth Genereau

WASHBURN, Wis. — Police have arrested a man who was wanted for his alleged involvement in a multi-county string of thefts earlier this week.

Twenty-three-year-old Seth Genereau had originally been identified as a suspect in multiple theft cases in Waupaca County last week. After authorities tried to question him, Genereau reportedly ran away, stealing a vehicle in the process.

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The man then allegedly went on to commit crimes in Iron and Bayfield counties.

Authorities issued a warrant for Genereau’s arrest before taking him into custody late this week. Officials did not specify when they arrested Genereau or how they found him.