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Posted on: December 12, 2017

[ARCHIVED] MPD Arrest Cumberland County Fugitive


At around 4 a.m. on Dec. 12, 2017, officers of the Morgantown Police Department were conducting security checks in the are of East Brockway Avenue and Marilla Park and observed a suspicious male, checking vehicles with a flashlight. Officers confronted and identified the suspect as Awan JOHNSON, 21 years of age. Johnson was wanted for outstanding charges from Cumberland County Pennsylvania.
Johnson is currently in custody at the North Central Regional jail as a fugitive pending extradition to Pennsylvania for failure to appear on drug violations.
The Morgantown Police Department is committed to its goal of eliminating crime in our city. Citizens are encouraged to become a “Partner in Policing”, by reporting suspected criminal activity to Morgantown Police Department Switchboard at (304) 284-7522. If you need immediate Police attention or a crime is in progress call 911.

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