For Immediate Release
September 8, 2006
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
ROBBERY SUSPECT NABBED IN CRESTVIEW
A Crestview man suspected of an armed robbery in Covington County Alabama early
Friday morning is now in custody. 22-year old Johnny Harold King was apprehended
by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office and Crestview Police Department after
a pursuit by
deputies along back roads in
and parts of
. At least five Okaloosa deputies aided in the search, along with the Crestview
Police Department, Walton County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Highway Patrol.
was in lockdown for about an hour due to reports King was driving around
nearby. He was eventually tracked down to
101 Lakeview Drive
in Crestview around 11:15 a.m.. Officers surrounded the house, knocked on the
door, and when a resident answered, they found King asleep inside. He was taken
into custody without incident.
Charges are pending in
. King is also wanted on violation of probation warrants and a grand theft auto
, as well as for grand theft of a vehicle in Crestview. A pick-up truck King is
accused of stealing Thursday night in Crestview has been recovered.
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