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Dogs, helicopter used to end Bloomington manhunt

The suspect in a manhunt was caught Thursday by Indiana State Police who used a police dog and helicopter to locate him east of State Road 46, according to a press release. 

ISP detectives located 27-year-old Timothy Johnson of Garrett, Indiana, around 3:30 p.m. and pulled his car over, according to the release. Johnson then ran into nearby woods.

ISP Trooper Richard Klun and his dog Loki were sent to look for Johnson and found him in a fenced-in area east of State Road 46 and Arlington Road.

Court documents indicate Johnson was was wanted on multiple alleged felony offenses from June 2018. Those charges include dealing and possession of cocaine, possession of meth, possession of marijuana, unlawful syringe possession and possession of various paraphernalia. 

After the dog caught Johnson, he was taken to a hospital, according to the press release. Once he was released, he was arrested on the preliminary charge of resisting law enforcement and his prior warrants.

The Bloomington Police Department and other law enforcement agencies helped with the search.

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