It was a tense Tuesday in Country Squire Lakes as authorities worked to locate a wanted man.
Jennings County Sheriff’s Department Spokesman Lt. Mike Mowry says that Deputies with his department joined Indiana State Police Officers and an ISP Emergency Response Team in arresting 26-year-old Floyd Wayne Johnson, III, of North Vernon. Authorities say that Johnson was wanted on a Jennings County Felony Warrant for Failure to Appear in Circuit Court.
Lt. Mowry says that Deputies received information that Johnson was in the area of Hawthorne Avenue in Country Squire Lakes. He says there were concerns that Johnson may have been armed. Officers reportedly set up, and maintained, a perimeter of the area for approximately three hours.
While in the area, Officers located Johnson inside the perimeter hiding in a small wooded area near Almond Avenue. Johnson was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Jennings County Jail without Bond.