Local authorities join search for kidnapping suspect

UPDATE: The Minnesota BCA confirmed the suspect, Dennis W. Aasen, was arrested Tuesday night in Anoka County.—

By Derrick Knutson—

The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a kidnapping suspect who might have been spotted in the Harris area May 19.

The suspect, Dennis Wayne Aasen, 39, is wanted in Pope County on kidnapping, assault  and burglary charges.

Dennis W. Aasen

Aasen is described as white, 5 feet 10 inches tall, with hazel eyes, buzzed hair and a goatee.

He might be driving a 1992 Chevrolet Suburban. The vehicle is described as green with black trim. It has several Muzzy and Bigfoot hunting decals on the rear window. The vehicle’s license plate is 303CDX.

Chisago County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Chad Worden said deputies were scouring the area Monday looking for Aasen, but didn’t find him or anybody who knew of his whereabouts.

Aasen is considered armed and dangerous and anyone who spots him should call 911.

up arrow