Fugitive wanted for murder in N.J. arrested in Rowan Co.

- The N.C. Highway Patrol has arrested a fugitive wanted for murder in New Jersey, according to the Rowan County Sheriff's Office.

On Monday, March 28, Arturo Alomas, 33, was arrested on I-85 for felony to elude arrest and assault on a government official, according to NC Highway Patrol.

After his arrest troopers discovered Alomas was a murder suspect in New Jersey.

He was placed in jail on the NC charges. 

Detectives met with investigators from New Jersey and an arrest warrant on Alomas was obtained for the New Jersey murder of Trenice Johnson.

On Wednesday, April 6, detectives obtained NC charges on Alomas for felony fugitive from justice and placed him under no bond.

He will remain in jail until the state highway patrol charges are resolved and return to NJ to face the murder charges.


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