Police: Man wanted for burglary in Mounds View arrested, charged

Monday, Mounds View police said they have arrested and charged a man wanted in connection with a burglary earlier this month.

Police said 25-year-old Wayne Ninzel Grear was arrested and charged with first-degree burglary by way of assault.

Grear is currently in custody.

Police said a man, later identified as Grear, forced his way into a home along Eastwood Road earlier this month, demanded money and then fled.

Officers said after getting a description of the suspect, they noted the situation was similar to an incident that happened in the area earlier that week.

"Thank you to all the citizens in assisting with locating the suspect," police said Monday.