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Most Wanted fugitive caught

Barbara Jean Cobb

Barbara Jean Cobb

One of the Crime Stoppers Most wanted fugitives reported in today's Albany Herald has already been captured.

Officials with the Dougherty County Sheriff's Office say that Barbara Cobb, who was wanted on a theft by taking charge, is in custody. Authorities received a call on Cobb's whereabouts early today after reading the Most Wanted list in today's Herald.

She was booked in the Dougherty County Jail around 10:30 a.m. Officials said Cobb tried unsuccessfully to run from officers. She was arrested at 616 Willard Ave. in Albany.

Cobb was one of five fugitives featured today in the newspaper.

Those with information on wanted fugitives are asked to contact Albany Area Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477) or www.albanycrimestoppers.com, the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office at (229) 431-3259 or the Albany Police Department at (229) 431-2100.

Crime Stoppers tips can be left anonymously and tips that lead to arrests are eligible for cash rewards. Details can be found at www.albanycrimestoppers.com.