Press Release


On 09/27/2016, the Demopolis Police Department arrested Gerald Valentino Johnson, B/M, age 24 of Demopolis, Al., for Discharging a Firearm into an Unoccupied Vehicle and Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Dwelling.  This arrest came after he was involved in the 09/17/2016 shooting that occurred in the East Pettus Street area. 

Johnson had been on the run since the shooting, but was captured by DPD Officers after he jumped out of a vehicle and ran into a house on Wolf Circle. 

He was processed and later transported to the Marengo County Detention Center to await a Bond Hearing.