WILLMAR, Minn. (WCCO) — A man was arrested after police found him to be driving without a license, fleeing officers and possessing an explosive in his vehicle.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a report of a man sleeping in his pickup truck Monday around 1 p.m. just outside of Willmar. While deputies checked the driver’s license status, the man fled into a nearby cornfield. Police soon discovered the man’s license was revoked.READ MORE: 'When Is Enough Enough?': Minneapolis Community Calls For Change After 2 Kids Shot In The Head
Upon searching the man’s truck, deputies also found an object with a fuse. The Minneapolis Bomb Squad confirmed the object had explosive components, and was rendered safe at that time.READ MORE: Twin Cities Concert Bookers 'Working Fast And Furious' To Bring In Shows As COVID Restrictions End
The driver was located by Willmar police Tuesday and subsequently arrested.MORE NEWS: 'It Was Love At First Sight': Amelia Santaniello's Love Letter To Minnesota
Charges are currently pending.