Extradition warrant issued for suspect in Colville armed robbery

Extradition warrant issued for suspect in Colville armed robbery

On Thursday, the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office put out a press release on their Facebook page about the armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday night.

According to the post, the Colville Police Department has developed probable cause that 23-year-old Johnathan J. Johnston committed an armed robbery of the Chevron gas station in Colville on the night of May 7.

A nationwide extradition warrant has been issued for his arrest.

“Johnston held the Chevron employee at gunpoint during the robbery. He should be considered armed and extremely dangerous,” the post says.

Any information should be referred to Colville Police Department through Stevens County Dispatch at (509) 684-2555 or 911.

This is a developing story. More information will be added when it becomes available.

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