Two Pulaski County fugitives captured

PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. - Two Pulaski County fugitives were captured this week.

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department said 54-year-old James Rhodenizer was arrested Wednesday night by deputies and federal agents.

Rhodenizer was wanted on several state and federal drug and property crime charges.

Law enforcement found a large sum of cash and a controlled substance in Rhodenizer's possession.

The Sheriff's Department said 32-year-old Stephen Klasing was arrested in Oklahoma this week on state and federal drug charges.

Klasing has been listed on the Sheriff's Department's 'Most Wanted List' and has been featured by U.S. Marshals on national television as a fugitive.

Authorities say both men are now in federal custody.

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