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UPDATE: Homicide suspect in Butte in custody

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Troy Johnson (MT Conweb photo) Troy Johnson (MT Conweb photo)

UPDATE: 5/16/18, 7:15 a.m. - Butte Police just announced Johnson has been apprehended. No further details were released at this time.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.


BUTTE -  Butte Police are searching for a homicide suspect in the Butte area. Troy Johnson should be considered armed and dangerous.

According to a press release, Johnson is 52 years old, 5’8”, 180 lbs., with brown eyes.  He was wearing blue jeans and a grey shirt.

Johnson was involved in a vehicle pursuit with police at approximately 3 a.m. Wednesday, May 16. Johnson rolled his vehicle near Holmes Ave. and Hansen Road.

According to Butte-Silver Bow Sheriff Ed Lester, it is possible that Johnson is currently clean shaven with short hair.  

If you have seen or know the whereabouts of Johnson, please call local law enforcement.

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