Authorities apprehend suspect wanted on multiple charges

On Monday June the 12th, the Lake Superior Violent Offender Task Force arrested Eric John Lund.

According to a Facebook post by the Duluth Police Department, the Task Force personnel located Lund in the 6800 block of Westgate Blvd, he evaded arrest by escaping in his vehicle and rammed into a Task Force vehicle. Report say he continued to flee at a high rate of speed and crashed into a vehicle traveling on Cody Street totaling both vehicles. The driver of the other vehicle sustained non life threatening injuries but most likely has a broken leg.

He proceeded to flee on foot from the crash through the woods and was apprehended by Duluth PD Patrol officers nearby.

Lund had previous warrants for 1st Degree Burglary, 3rd Degree Assault, Felony Domestic Assault and a Violation of Supervised Release warrant for 3rd Degree Assault.

The police statement ends by saying, the Duluth Police Department’s thoughts go out to the innocent driver who was injured in this incident.