Investigators utilized a vehicle box maneuver to prevent Childs-Young's escape. According to the Sheriff's office, investigators were unaware that an infant was present in the back seat. Photo provided by Hennepin County
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Hennepin Task Force arrests fugitive

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office arrested an 18-year-old fugitive in Minneapolis yesterday. The fugitive failed to return after a furlough for a funeral earlier this month. Investigators apprehended the fugitive, who attempted to flee by car with an infant in the back seat. No injuries were reported.

On Jan. 25, 2022, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF) tracked down and arrested Shevirio Kavirion Childs-Young in Brooklyn Center.

VOTF began efforts to locate Childs-Young earlier this month after he was released from custody on a furlough and failed to return as part of his conditions.


Childs-Young was granted a three-hour release on Jan. 3 to attend a family member’s funeral. He was supposed to return by 12:30 p.m. that day but never returned. He holds a lengthy criminal record including assault and weapons charges.

Shevirio Kavirion Childs-Young. Photo provided by Hennepin County

VOTF Investigators located Childs-Young in a vehicle in North Minneapolis and partnered with the MN State Patrol air support. MN State Patrol air support and VOTF investigators followed Childs-Young to strip mall located in the 1000 block of Shingle Creek Crossing in Brooklyn Center, where he was ultimately arrested. 

Prior to the apprehension, Childs-Young attempted to flee in a vehicle but the VOTF investigators utilized a vehicle box maneuver to prevent his escape. Childs-Young was uncooperative with deputies and had to be removed from the vehicle.

After taking Childs-Young into custody, VOTF Investigators learned that Childs-Young had an infant in the car with him as he attempted to flee. Investigators prevented Childs-Young from fleeing, and no injuries occurred to the infant, VOTF personnel or Childs-Young, according to the Sheriff’s office.

Pursuant to his arrest, handgun magazines were recovered from Childs-Young’s vehicle.  


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