Illinois fugitive arrested in Lafayette

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Nov. 15, 2014) — A fugitive  wanted on a warrant for a violent home invasion in Riverdale, Ill., was caught in Lafayette, Ind. Friday evening.

Lafayette police assisted the Riverdale police in finding and arresting the suspect, Gerald E. Johnson. He was found in an apartment in the 500 block of Westchester Lane in the Claystone Apartment Complex around 8:15 p.m.

Johnson was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Tippecanoe County Jail to await extradition.