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Arrest warrant served on suspect in 2010 homicide

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) – Forrest City Police say they have completed the extradition of a murder suspect who was found in San Diego, CA.

According to police, warrants of arrest were served to Clayton Douglas Johnson who is the suspect on the Sept 25, 2010 homicide of Roosevelt Willis where he was killed in a drive by shooting.

Johnson is charged with first degree murder, first degree criminal attempted murder, engaging in criminal group activity, and unlawful discharge of a firearm.

"I'm glad to see that a murder suspect has made it back in our jurisdiction to face the murder charges in connection with this case," says Forrest City Police Chief E. P. Reynolds. "I'm sure that the family of Mr. Willis is glad to see the progress our investigation division has made on their case.  The police department is still actively investigating his case, so this case is not over."

Johnson is held in lieu of $500,000 bond and is scheduled for formal arraignment in St. Francis County Court Thursday.

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