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One arrested in Colorado Springs following nationwide extradition warrant

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Posted at 3:54 PM, Mar 21, 2023

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Colorado Springs Police assisted Colorado State Patrol in executing a search warrant for a local man who is being accused of violating parole in connection to kidnapping and forgery charges.

On Tuesday, 39-year-old Lawrence Johnson was located by police inside his vehicle near the 300 block of Chapel Lane.

Police say he attempted to run away before he was brought down by a police K9. Johnson was arrested and transported to a nearby hospital. He now faces charges of eluding.

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