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Sheriff: Person of interest in Minneapolis shooting, robbery arrested in Polk County

James Joseph Howard was arrested in a rural Polk County residence after being a person of...
James Joseph Howard was arrested in a rural Polk County residence after being a person of interest in a Minnesota incident.(WEAU)
Published: Mar. 25, 2021 at 11:30 AM CDT
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CENTURIA, Wis. (WEAU) - A person of interest in a Minneapolis shooting and robbery has been arrested in Centuria.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office says James Joseph Howard, 20, was wanted for third degree felony assault with a weapon in Hennepin County, and felony theft of a motor vehicle in Ramsey County.

On March 24, the Polk County Emergency Response Team and the St. Croix Valley Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a rural Centuria residence where he was arrested.

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