Skip to main content
Publish date:

Home invasion suspect arrested after dramatic chase into Wisconsin

He's accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting a St. Louis Park woman.

A man wanted in a violent St. Louis Park home invasion is in custody following a police pursuit that ended with a crash in Wisconsin.

On Wednesday, authorities in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, got wind of a black truck coming their way — with U.S. marshals and Washington County, Minnesota, deputies right behind. 

A press release from the St. Croix sheriff lays out what happened when the suspect entered the area, driving the wrong way down the highway:

After a failed attempt at using stop sticks to flatten the truck's tires, a Minnesota deputy was able to stop the fugitive with a PIT maneuver. This caused the truck to collide with a disabled vehicle on the shoulder, which ultimately sent it crashing into a ditch. 

No one was inside that disabled vehicle at the time. 

As for the suspect in the black truck, he was taken into custody and transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries suffered in the crash. 

His current condition is not known. The Wisconsin State Patrol is now investigating the crash.

As FOX 9 notes, the suspect was wanted in connection with a Nov. 3 break-in and sexual assault at a St. Louis Park home.

The woman reported that, after the assault, her attacker took her to two different ATMs and forced her to withdraw cash, the station says.

It's unclear if the man has been charged yet. 

Next Up

unsplash football helmet ground

Judge upholds star QBs suspension for state championship game

Sam Backer, of Chatfield Senior High, won't be allowed to play in Friday's title game.

Screen Shot 2021-11-25 at 7.53.37 AM

Another 5,000 lbs. of goldfish removed from Carver County lakes

It all likely stemmed from people dumping their pets into local waters a few years ago.

Rosaleia Shelton

Appeal to find 19-year-old missing from Bloomington

The teen left her home on Monday afternoon.

hospital, emergency room

Deaths of twin fetuses after woman was shot ruled a double homicide

The woman was shot in the abdomen in mid-September.

Payton Willis / Gopher Basketball

Gophers improve to 5-0 with win over Jacksonville

The Gophers are establishing momentum early in the season.

Anthony Edwards

Ant's massive slam leads Timberwolves to fifth straight win

The dunk didn't count, but provided the highlight of the night.

Cam Talbot / Minnesota Wild

WIld arrive late, Cam Talbot stays on point to beat Devils

Despite a 30-minute delay, the Wild picked up a 3-2 victory.

Screen Shot 2021-11-24 at 4.10.54 PM

Appeal to find 35-year-old missing from Oak Grove home

Police say he's not believed to be in danger.

vote, election

7 MN Republicans urge states to audit 2020 election results

There has been no evidence of significant fraud in any single U.S. state.


Man charged in brutal home invasion after police chase into WI

He was arrested Wednesday after crashing his truck in St. Croix Co.

Duluth police looking for teen suspect in home invasion, sex assault

An underage victim was sexually assaulted during the armed robbery.

Flickr - police lights squad siren - Edward Kimmel

Duluth man arrested after police chase in stolen pickup truck

He was driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen in North Dakota.

Screen Shot 2019-04-16 at 3.33.57 PM

Charges: Home invasion suspect stabbed multiple times by resident

A St. Paul man turned the tables on the suspect Wednesday night.

Chase in Chisago County.

Chisago Co. sheriff: Chase suspect hit 140 mph before arrest

Deputies also seized meth, a stolen gun, and thousands in cash.