Thursday, April 19, 2018

Johnson Arrested on Second Rape Charge

Jeffrey Johnson, left, being escorted to the Sequoyah County Jail by Cpl Tucker Martens.

Jeffrey Johnson, 26, was arrested for a second time in less than a week on second degree rape charges.

Johnson was originally arrested April 12 after a victim under the age of 16 came forward and filed a report. Officers with the Sallisaw Police Dept. obtained an arrest warrant and Johnson turned himself in.

Johnson was charged with a felony count of rape second degree in Sequoyah County District Court, Sallisaw on April 12 and plead not guilty. He was released on a $10,000 bond. 

On April 18 Johnson was arrested again after another victim under the age of 16 came forward. Johnson was charged in Sequoyah County District Court on April 18 with another count of felony rape second degree. 

The investigation is ongoing and more victims could be involved.

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