Police apprehend fugitive at WC residence

Jeffrey Scott Johnson wanted on several charges including attempting to commit murder

Webster City Police on Tuesday night arrested a fugitive wanted on several charges including attempt to commit murder.

Webster City Police officers received information that Jeffrey Scott Johnson was hiding in the residence located at 923 Boone St.

Officers obtained a search warrant for 923 Boone St. and executed the warrant at 5:05 p.m. Tuesday. Johnson, 34, had barricaded himself in the attic of the residence and refused to surrender. After a brief standoff, Johnson surrendered and was placed in custody.

Johnson was charged with:

• Attempt to Commit Murder, Class B Felony

• Kidnapping in the Third Degree, C Felony

• Domestic Abuse Assault, Aggravated Misdemeanor

Also arrested as a result of the incident was Tiffany Lynn Anderson, 31. Anderson was charged with the following:

• Accessory After the Fact, Aggravated Misdemeanor

• Criminal Mischief in the Fifth Degree, Simple Misdemeanor

“This was an example of the public coming forward with solid information and excellent work from extremely dedicated officers. A very dangerous situation was brought to a peaceful conclusion without anyone getting hurt.” Chief Shiloh Mork said.

The Webster City Police Department was assisted at the scene by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.