UPDATE: The following is an updated press release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office submitted to DrydenWire.com stating the wanted suspect has been apprehended.

Press Release

A Deputy observed the male on the Gandy Dancer trail near Frederic around 441pm. The suspect fled from the Deputies. A perimeter was established.

K9 was called in to assist with the search.

A citizen witnessed the male come from a wooded area. The suspect was apprehended by the K9 at 640pm. The suspect is now in custody.

We would like to thank the St Croix Falls Police Department for their K9 and Handler. We would also like to thank the citizens for the information that helped make this arrest.

-- Per Sheriff Brent Waak


POLK COUNTY -- The Polk County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in multiple burglaries in the rural Frederic area.

Polk County Sheriff Brent Waak says that the subject pictured is using "vacant dwellings for shelter and stealing items."

Polk County Sheriff Brent Waak is asking the public that if you, or anyone you know, may have information on the identity of the pictured person to please contact the Polk County Sheriff's office at 715-485-8300.

Last Update: Jun 24, 2022 7:18 am CDT

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