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Johnson City Police arrest murder suspect

Published On: Mar 16 2013 06:11:11 PM CDT
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

A man is arrested in Johnson City, wanted on first degree murder charges in Louisiana.

Johnson City Police arrested 27-year-old Richard J. Shelby of Johnson City.

According to police Shelby is wanted as a fugitive from justice.

Shelby has two warrants out of Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana for 1st degree murder and distribution of crack cocaine.

He’s in the Washington County, Tennessee Detention Center on a $250,000 bond.

Shelby will be arraigned Monday at 1:30 pm.