One of Portland’s most wanted men captured this morning

by January 18th, 2022

One of Portland’s most wanted men was captured this morning (January 18).

Elroy Griffiths, otherwise called ‘Greg’ who was wanted for a 2019 murder, was captured at about 5 this morning in Canewood District in Hope Bay, Portland.

Head of Operations for the Portland Police Deputy Superintendent Velonique Campbell said Griffiths was apprehended along with a woman.

The police say Griffiths was being sought for the August 20, 2019 murder of 50-year-old Maureen Johnson.

Reports are that Johnson was stabbed during a domestic dispute and her house set ablaze.

Her charred remains were later found.

Meanwhile, DSP Campbell is reminding residents that anyone found harbouring fugitives will be penalized.

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