Suspect arrested in connection to eight north Columbus burglaries

Derrick Johnson. Columbus Police Department.
Derrick Johnson. Columbus Police Department.

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Police have arrested a Columbus man for his connection to several robberies that occurred in north Columbus during the month of November.

Derrick Johnson was arrested on Dec. 1.

The eight residences that he has allegedly burglarized were located in the Green Island Hills area, Adams Park subdivision, Brookstone subdivision, Garrett Pines subdivision, and elsewhere.

Police followed a lead that linked some stolen property to suspects in south Columbus.

Many stolen items were retrieved and returned to the owners. All of the items recovered have been matched and identified with these burglaries.

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