Fugitive arrested in Fairlea

On Wednesday, Nov. 11, members of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office and the Ronceverte Police Department received information regarding a fugitive from justice from the state of Missouri who was reportedly in the Ronceverte area.

Upon further investigation, Leonard Eugene Johnson, 61, was located in Fairlea and taken into custody without incident by members of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office and the WV State Police.

Johnson was incarcerated in the Southern Regional Jail in Raleigh County.

Deputies M.T. Doss and T. T. Hyatt of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department are the investigating officers.

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