A suspect involved in the July 5, 2016 Aitkin, Minnesota police encounter has been identified as Joseph Christiansen.
Details of the the encounter were first obtained by North Star Daily News on July 7, 2016 after having been published by the Dakota County Sheriff's Office. At this time it appears Christiansen has allegedly been charged with 2 total offenses, described in the North Star Daily News Sheriff's Department Facts video.
At the time of the arrest, Christiansen was described as a nondescript suspect. Further details of the arrest are available from the Dakota County Sheriff's Office at (651) 438-4700.
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