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Manhunt Ended: Bethel Road and Hardesty Road

A manhunt is underway in the area of Bethel Road and Hardesty Road in Bethel Acres which was prompted after a citizen called in a suspicious person in the 17000 Block of Bethel Road.

The suspicious person is described as a white male, black hair, black jacket and was reported walking North on Bethel Road.  A vehicle was also reported parked at another residence and the suspicious person reportedly asked to take gasoline out of a vehicle.

Deputies and other law enforcement are in the area.  Please report any suspicious activity by calling 911 or (405) 273-1727.

Update: 4/8/18 at 10:19am One suspect has been taken into custody but another suspect is still at large clothing description remains the same.

***Manhunt Has Ended

Update: 4/8/18 12:44pm The vehicle the suspicious person(s) were in possession of was stolen out of Seminole County, one suspect was arrested for possession of stolen property and the other has been identified a warrant will be sought for his arrest.

Good job to the alert citizens who reported these suspicious person(s).

Update: 4/8/18 5:15pm. Our office now has both suspects in custody!

Authority: Undersheriff Travis Palmer

Updated: Manhunt has come to an end David Johnson is in custody

Manhunt has come to an end David Johnson is in custody as of 3/8/18 4:48pm.

Deputies have responded to the area of Hardesty Road and Patterson Road in Bethel to a vehicle being reported on a citizens property. A male suspect wearing a plaid shirt, blue jeans, and a blue ball cap was seen near the vehicle and he has been identified as David Johnson.

The vehicle has been confirmed stolen out of Seminole County and stems from a manhunt from that county on 3/6/2018.

Deputies will remain in the area and are being assisted by several local law enforcement agencies. We ask that residents be mindful of their surroundings and report any suspicious activity by calling 911 or (405) 273-1727.



Gender MALE
DOB 9/20/1979
Height 5′ 9”
Weight 160
Race CAUCASIAN
Hair Color BROWN
Eye Color HAZEL
Skin Tone LIGHT


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