Arrest Made in Homicide Investigation
Posted by: Staff
Date: Jul 23 2021 12:23 PM
The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have obtained a warrant for an arrest in connection to the murder of Robert Jonathan Roy
The suspect has been identified as:
John David Johnson, (54), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.
On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, Birmingham Police Detectives presented information on the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office. After an assessment of the information, detectives obtained warrants for Capital Murder and Certain Persons Forbidden to Possess a Pistol.
BPD officers had been made aware of the suspect’s outstanding warrants. On Thursday, July 22, 2021, a West Precinct officer on routine patrol observed the suspect and took him into custody.
John David Johnson is currently in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail with No Bond.