MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities say a fugitive charged with brandishing a sawed-off rifle at a Memphis school six years ago has been captured in Texas.
The U.S. Marshals Service says Jerome Johnson skipped bond after his arrest in May 2008 on charges of possessing a prohibited weapon and carrying a weapon with intent on school property.
After years of investigating, a fugitive task force determined that Johnson was working at a fast food restaurant in Fort Worth. The Marshals Service says Johnson was arrested in Fort Worth on Tuesday.
Johnson was transported to the Tarrant County Jail where he awaits extradition to Shelby County.
(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
- Stephen Jones: “More Than Likely” Rush Is Backup QB For Rest Of Season
- Hunt Co DA’s Deadly Accident Case Headed To Grand Jury
- Texas QB Ehlinger In Concussion Protocol, Questionable For Baylor
- Ex-Texas School Chief Gets 2 Years For Falsifying Immigration Records
- Amazon Says It Received 238 Proposals For 2nd Headquarters
- PHOTOS: Your Pet Pictures