A fugitive wanted by the Minnesota Department of Corrections has been taken into custody.


Authorities say that 39-year-old Johnathon Herring was located by St. Cloud police along with Waite Park police in the 1100 block of 7th Street South in Waite Park on Thursday.

Herring reportedly resisted arrest, tried to get into a vehicle to escape, and was tased by an officer. As officers tried to complete the arrest, Herring reportedly continued to resist and kicked one of the officers multiple times.

During the arrest, police say they found a handgun on Herring.

Herring has been booked into the Stearns County Jail on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a gun, 4th-degree assault on a police officer, and outstanding warrants for a felony aggravated robbery parole violation.