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Up to $5,000 Reward Offered for Information on Wanted Toledo Fugitive

For immediate release

Anne Murphy, Public Affairs Officer

Northern District of Ohio
Cleveland, OH
(216) 276-7505

Wanted Fugitive - Jermaine Johnson

Toledo, OH –  The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Jermaine Johnson. Johnson is wanted by the Toledo Police Department for homicide.

On December 18, 2023, officers from the Toledo Police Department responded to a shots fired call near Bronson and Mulberry Streets in north Toledo. On scene, the officers found several victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Among the victims was a 14-year-old Toledo resident, who was later pronounced dead at St Vincent’s Hospital. Jermaine Johnson was identified as the suspect and subsequently a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Johnson is described as a black male, standing 6-foot 1 inch tall and weighing approximately 220 lbs. Johnson is believed to frequent the north-end of Toledo, near Michigan and Locust Streets. Johnson is to be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information concerning a wanted fugitive can contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED (1-866-492-6833), or you can submit a web tip. Reward money is available, and tipsters may remain anonymous.  Follow the U.S. Marshals on Twitter @USMSCleveland.  

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