Former Fugitive of the Week Nathan Johnson in custody


**Update: Nathan Johnson is now in police custody. Johnson was spotted at his mother’s house in Liverpool and a viewer called in a tip. He was then stopped by police and pulled over and arrested.


SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Warrants Investigative Unit has named Nathan R. Johnson, 18, as the Fugitive of the Week. 

Johnson is wanted for: 

  1. Assault 2nd degree Felony Arrest warrant (Town of Salina)
  2. Assault 3rd degree Misdemeanor Bench warrant (Town of Salina)

Pending charges:  

  1. Criminal Possession of Stolen Property
  2. Menacing & Possession of a Weapon (x2)
  3. Assault 2nd & Possession of a Weapon
  4. Reckless Endangerment & Possession of a Weapon

Sheriff’s detectives say Johnson is also wanted for questioning in a Burglary and shared this list of crimes they say Johnson has been arrested for in the past year;

  • 5/25/2019:  Punched a 20-year-old associate in the face with hard-knuckle gloves (over a female) resulting in facial lacerations and a concussion (arrest warrant)
  • 5/13/2019: Involved in a Burglary of a Liverpool neighbor’s residence (wanted for questioning)
  • 4/16/2019: He and another suspect stole (2) kids’ BMX bikes from in front of the Taft Rd. Wegmans while the kids (10 & 13) were inside the store (arrested – pending)
  • 10/8/2018:  He and another suspect drove by a 50-year-old victim walking down Electronics Parkway and shot at him with a pellet or BB gun (arrested – pending)
  • 9/20/2018:   Drove by and shot a 16-year old with a BB gun on Buckley Rd. (arrested – pending)
  • 9/16/2018:  Johnson and a second suspect jumped an 18-year old with Asperger’s Syndrome and stole his Air Pods and iPhone.  Victim was petrified and declined prosecution (arrested – pending)
  • 3/18/19: Punched his 16 year old girlfriend in the face and broke her nose (bench warrant)

Johnson is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is urged to call the Sheriff’s Warrants Investigative Unit at (315)435-3032.

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