Fosston man arrested after escape from custody

A Fosston man with felony escape from custody charges is now in custody.

According to a release, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous tip Sunday that 29-year-old Jerrod Ash was at the 600 block of 9th St. NW in Fosston.

When deputies responded, they found Ash hiding inside an apartment in the Regency Apartment building.

Ash also had three other felony warrants in addition to the escape from custody charges.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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