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Statewide missing person alert issued for Barron County man

James Jacobson
Posted at 4:51 PM, Feb 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-15 15:25:48-05

BARRON COUNTY — A statewide endangered missing person alert was issued for a 22-year-old Barron County man, James Jacobson, on Friday.

The Barron County Sheriff's Department says Jacobson was last seen at his home in Cumberland driving a green 2002 Ford F-150 with a tan topper, bearing WI license plate RN2780.

James Jacobson
James Jacobson's truck.

Family and friends have not been able to find Jacobson, which is extremely unusual, the department says.

His family has a cabin in Bayfield County, which has been checked, and another near Lake of the Woods north of International Falls in Minnesota.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Jacobson, contact Detective Jason Hagen @ 715-537-3106 or

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