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Duluth police name new 'wanted person of the week'; previous one caught

A man accused of violating terms of his probation is this week's Duluth police "property crimes wanted person of the week." Duluth police said they're looking for Joseph Leslie Bergerson, 22, who faces a felony warrant for violation of probation ...

Joseph Bergerson
Joseph Bergerson

A man accused of violating terms of his probation is this week's Duluth police "property crimes wanted person of the week."

Duluth police said they're looking for Joseph Leslie Bergerson, 22, who faces a felony warrant for violation of probation on receiving stolen property.

Bergerson is a white man, 6 feet tall, weighing 190 pounds, with blue eyes and blond hair.

Anyone who has information, has seen or knows the whereabouts of Bergerson is asked to call 911.

PREVIOUS 'WANTED PERSON OF THE WEEK' CAUGHT

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Meanwhile, Duluth police announced Thursday the arrest of a man previously listed as their "property crimes wanted person of the week."

Jesse D. Hanninen, 26, was arrested on Thursday afternoon after a foot chase, police said.

An officer spotted Hanninen at 12:12 p.m. in the 200 block of North Second Avenue East, police said. He ran southward with two Duluth officers in pursuit. They caught up with him and arrested him at Second Avenue East and First Street.

Hanninen was taken to the St. Louis County Jail and issued a citation for fleeing a police officer on foot and obstructing the legal process without force.

Hanninen was wanted on three felony warrants for possession of a controlled substance, financial transaction card fraud and burglary, police said.

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