Suspect in Coon Rapids Hit-and-Run Appears in Court
The suspected driver in a Coon Rapids hit-and-run has been taken into custody, the Anoka County Sheriff's Office said late Tuesday.
Coon Rapids police took 32-year-old Nathan Boese into custody Tuesday evening, the sheriff's office says. He is now in the Anoka County Jail.
Boese had his first court appearance at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Anoka County on felony charges of Criminal Vehicular Operation, leaving the scene and failure to stop. He will be in court again on July 25.
Nine-year-old Amir Taylor of Minneapolis was hospitalized Wednesday, June 13, after being hit by a truck while on his bike in his Coon Rapids neighborhood.
Amir was transferred to Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare from North Memorial Medical Center Tuesday. He is listed in fair condition.
In response to the news of the warrant being issued, Amir's mother, Ravesha Harris, said "There are still a lot of unanswered questions, but today we are one step closer to knowing what really happened."