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Date Released: 3/12/2010
Subject: Update: Suspect Arrested
Contact: Brenda Godsey, PIO
Case No#: 2010000530
Released By: Brenda Godsey

Location: McKinleyville

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested one of two suspects still wanted in connection with the murder of Jerry George. At about 3:15 this afternoon, Kenneth Johnson was arrested without incident by a Sheriff’s Detective, a US Deputy Marshall, and an agent with the California Department of Corrections Rehabilitation (Parole). Johnson was located inside a trailer parked at a residence on the 1300 block of Haven Lane in McKinleyville.

Sheriff’s Detectives had obtained a $500,000 arrest warrant for Johnson for conspiracy, accessory, and the destruction of evidence.

Detectives continue to search for Jan David-Devore. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts should call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251.