After receiving a tip, authorities have located a man wanted on assault charges.

At about 1pm Wednesday (July 26), the Fayette County Sheriff's Office acted on a tip, and arrested 40-year-old Jeremiah Larson, outside his rural Oelwein residence.

Larson had been found, hiding in a pile of garbage.

Larson was wanted on three Fayette County warrants for Domestic Assault, a Probation Violation, and 2nd Degree Theft. He now faces additional charges of Possession of Prescription medication without a prescription, and Interference with official acts.

Larson is being held in the Fayette County jail without bonding, pending an appearance before a magistrate.

The Oelwein Police Department assisted Fayette County authorities in the arrest.

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