Blytheville Police Arrest Suspect in October Murder

Anthony Aldridge (Blytheville P. D. photo)
Anthony Aldridge (Blytheville P. D. photo)

December 18, 2003 - Posted at 11:36 a.m. CDT

BLYTHEVILLE, AR - A Blytheville man is in police custody at this hour after being arraigned this morning in Blytheville District Court on charges of capital murder and aggravated robbery.

21-year-old Anthony Aldridge was arrested without incident on Tuesday for his alleged role in the shooting death of 24-year-old Robert "Rudy" Johnson, whose gunshot-riddled body was found inside his home by police on October 25.

During the course of the investigation, police developed Aldridge as a suspect, and he was taken into custody on Tuesday.  He is currently being held without bond following this morning's arraignment.