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‘High-Violent Offender’ convicted of brutal bartender beating arrested after breaking probation

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FUGITIVE CAPTURED August 14, 2015 —
Charles Johnson was arrested and booked into the King County Jail on August 14th.

FUGITIVE WANTED BY DOC IN KING COUNTY August 14, 2015 —
The hunt is on for a fugitive convicted of brutally beating a bartender.

Charles Johnson is breaking probation on the crime that happened at a bar in Shoreline. The bartender went to use the bathroom where Johnson was washing was hands — and never saw the attack coming. “He slammed his head against the wall and threatened to kill him. He specifically told him, ‘I’m going to kill you. You will die.’ This is an individual who has a multi-state criminal history. He’s been gone since the end of May. We need your help to find him as soon as possible,” says Department of Corrections Ofc. Emily Isaacs.

Johnson’s massive rap sheet also includes convictions in several states for more robberies, assault, burglary, identity theft and drugs.

He’s 54 years old, 5’9”, 200 pounds and also goes by the name “Jersey Johnson”

If you know where officers can find him, call an anonymous tip into:
CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS

You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.

CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers.