MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man wanted in connection to a homicide in Las Vegas last month was arrested Wednesday night in southern Minnesota.
The Rice County Sheriff’s Office says the arrest happened at a truck stop on Interstate 35, about 15 miles north of Faribault.READ MORE: Buffalo Man With COVID Transported Out Of Mercy Hospital After Judge’s Order To Keep Patient On Ventilator
Deputies responding to a suspicious vehicle found the car’s owner was wanted in connection to a homicide in Nevada on Feb. 28.
Deputies tried to make contact with the driver but he ignored them. In response, a tactical team used “chemical aerosol and other non-lethal tactics” to get the man out of the car, but the man still didn’t budge.READ MORE: 7 Senators, Including Klobuchar, Travel To Ukraine
Shortly before midnight, officers made their way into the car and pulled the man out.
Officers arrested him and medical crews brought him to a local hospital for treatment. He was later taken to a hospital in the Twin Cities, where he was listed in stable condition, the sheriff’s office says.MORE NEWS: 2022 Minnesota State Fair: Higher Ticket Prices, Shorter Hours
The man is being held on the Nevada warrant pending an extradition hearing.