MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma –
Deputies arrested a suspect in a home invasion in Wagoner County last week in which a 13-year-old boy was tied up and robbed.
Sheriff Chris Elliott says Aaron Johnson was one of three men who broke into the home near 50th Street North and Highway 69 on the morning of January 11, 2018.
Deputies said the teen was home sick from school when he heard someone enter the home. He said three men tied him up with an electronics cable and put a pair of shorts over his head.
After they left he freed himself and went to a neighbor’s house and the neighbor called 911.
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Deputies arrested Johnson on Tuesday on complaints of kidnapping, burglary, threatening to commit an act of violence and possession of a firearm while committing a felony and possession of a firearm after previous felony conviction.
Sheriff Elliott said his office received many tips thanks to media coverage of the crime and investigators soon identified Johnson as a suspect. Because he’s a felon they compared his mugshot to the surveillance video and his fingerprints to those gathered at the