The man who was the subject of a manhunt in Ralls and Marion counties earlier this week has been identified.

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27 year old Jeffrey Stulgate of Junction City, Kansas faces a variety of charges as the result of the manhunt.

Multiple law enforcement agencies took part in the chase as Stulgate allegedly hijacked a car in Ralls County Tuesday, made his way to Palmyra, and was taken into custody on the Doyle Manufacturing property north of Palmyra just before 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Stulgate had initially been wanted on a warrant from Cook County, Illinois for home invasion.

As a result of the chase, Stulgate now faces charges of resisting by fleeing, first degree robbery, first degree assault and armed criminal action.

He is currently in the Marion County Jail.