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WANTED: Reward Offered for Johnny Black

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Santa Fe Crime Stoppers is offering a $1000 reward for information that leads to the capture and arrest of Johnny Black.  Anyone with information will remain completely anonymous.

The New Mexico State Police is actively searching for Johnny Black, 32, of Pojoaque, NM.  Black is wanted for shooing at a State Police officer on June 25, 2018 in Espanola, and shooting at a Rio Arriba County Deputy a week prior.


Johnny Black is 5'10" tall weighing 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He has "Death Before Dishonor" tattooed on his chest and two large and distinctive lions heads tattooed on the left side of his neck.   He also has tattoos on his right leg, left shoulder, and right shoulder.  Black has scars on his ankle, left shoulder and right shoulder, he also has a mole on his left cheek.


Black has warrants for his arrest for the following charges:

  • ​Assault with intent to commit a violent felony on a police officer (two counts, 2nd degree felony)
  • ​Shooting from a motor vehicle (two counts, 4th degree felony)
  • ​Aggravated fleeing a police officer (two counts, 4th degree felony)
  • ​Residential Burglary (3rd degree felony)
  • ​Breaking and Entering (4th degree felony)

Black is believed to be around the Espanola and Santa Fe areas and is considered ARMED AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS.  If you see Johnny Black DO NOT APPROACH and call 911 immediately.


Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Johnny Black should contact the Santa Fe Crime Stoppers at 505-955-5050 or visit their website at http://www.santafecrimestoppers.org . For other inquiries or information contact the New Mexico State Police at (505) 753-2277.

By Ray Wilson

New Mexico State Police

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