Lake Co. Sheriff’s Office Searching for Suspect in Armed Robbery, Attempted Murder

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect involved in an armed robbery and attempted murder in Sauble Township Friday morning.

Deputies are looking for Curtis Jerome Johnson. He was last known to be driving a white Jeep Wrangler style vehicle and was last known to be living in the Evart area.

Early Friday morning, deputies found a badly beaten Baldwin man who told them that he was robbed of a large amount of cash. He was taken to a local hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Upon investigation, deputies found a car belonging to one of the suspects at a home on south Yale in Webber Township. Deputies were able to determine that at least one of the suspects was hiding in the residence. A 30-year-old male was taken into custody at the home.

If you have any information on this case or a location for Johnson, you’re asked to contact the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 231-745-2712.