Arrest in northern Minn. tribal HQ arson

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DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Federal agents have arrested a 20-year-old Nett Lake man in last month’s arson that destroyed the Bois Forte Reservation center offices in northern Minnesota.

FBI and BIA officers arrested William Lynn Isham July 31 at a Duluth residence where he had been staying.

A criminal complaint and warrant for Isham’s arrest were filed July 30 in U.S. District Court in Duluth, charging Isham with setting fire to the Bois Forte (boyz fohrt) Reservation Tribal Center at Nett Lake near Orr.

Isham is an enrolled member of the Bois Forte band. He remains in custody.

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