Area Man Charged with Several Crimes in Polk County Following Domestic Assault


A man is in custody following a domestic dispute, and charged with several crimes.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Schuyler Cauchon, 22, is charged with 1st Degree Burglary, Domestic Assault by Strangulation, Violation of an Order for Protection, and Contempt of Court.

Sheriff’s officials say Cauchon was arrested after officers responded to a residence in the City of Fertile on January 31st, to reports of an ongoing domestic assault. Deputies met with the victim and gathered information about an alleged burglary and assault that had occurred.

Authorities say Cauchon had left the residence prior to the deputies arrival and was later taken into custody at his residence in Fosston.

He was transported to the Northwest Regional Correctional Center, in Crookston.

No other information is available at this time.


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