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    David Wever of Iowa arrested in Arkansas

    11:19 AM, May 15, 2012   |    comments
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    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in northwest Arkansas say a man wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service in Iowa has been arrested in Fayetteville.

    Police say 23-year-old David Wever of Mason City, Iowa, was arrested Sunday after allegedly leading Fayetteville police on a chase and nearly running over an officer.

    Police say they found a black cap that said "Police" in Wever's truck, along with a collapsible baton and large, fixed-blade knife.

    Michael Fuller with the U.S. Marshals Service tells Fayetteville television station KHOG (http://is.gd/J7VsMy ) that Wever is accused of running a home-repair scam.

    Wever was arrested on numerous charges in Arkansas, including aggravated assault and obstructing governmental relations. He remains in the Washington County jail.

    Authorities did not know if he had an attorney.

    (Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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