|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Man Hunt for Subject in
SUBJECT LOCATED BY
Today at 7:53 a.m. a Department of Motor Vehicle Inspector was conducting routine commercial motor vehicle inspections and enforcement on commercial vehicles that were transporting fair equipment and entering the Lions Fairgrounds on Route 85 in
State Police Troopers Troop-K and the Hebron Resident State Trooper were notified of this incident and responded to the area. The white male who had fled from the motor vehicle inspector was identified as JOHNNY R. LOPER.DOB: 12/30/56 by State Police Investigators. Investigators determined that the subject was wanted by the State of
The Connecticut State Police set up a perimeter and all State Police resources responded to the area to search for the wanted subject. Trooper One, several State Police K-9s, and additional personnel were brought to the area to search for this subject.
The subject was identified as Johnny Ray LOPER age 50 DOB 12/30/1956 LOPER was last seen wearing camouflage pants and a maroon hooded sweatshirt and cowboy boots.
At 1:53 p.m. the accused LOPER was located just north of the
M/Sgt. J.Paul Vance