Seligman man charged in burglary with gun

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Suspect fled on foot, later arrested

A Seligman man is facing two felonies after allegedly burglarizing a home at gunpoint, then later fleeing on foot from authorities attempting to arrest him.

Jerrid Johnson, 26, of Seligman, is charged with first-degree burglary, armed criminal action and misdemeanor resisting arrest.

According to a probable cause statement filed by Deputy Chris Hutson, with the Barry County Sheriff's Office, on Sept. 23, Johnson allegedly entered a home on 8th Street in Washburn and assaulted the victim, armed with a handgun at the time of the assault.

He left the residence in an SUV and was later located at a home on Berry Avenue in Seligman. When approached, he allegedly fled on foot from the residence.

His warrant was issued on Oct. 6 and served on Monday. Johnson is being held in the Barry County jail on a cash-only bond of $35,000. His initial appearance was held on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. in the courtroom of Judge Robert Foulke.

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