POSTED: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 5:04pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 12:32pm
Longview, TX — Update: Jennifer Marie Johnson was arrested last night at 6:30 in a trailer behind a former bar off of Highway 3 just before the Arkansas border. She was charged with misleading police and causing general public panic.
Johnson said she faked the kidnapping in order to get away from her ex-husband. She said she willing came to Plain Dealing on Sunday with another man and concocted the teh kidnapping.
She was transported to Bossier Maximum Security Prison for booking.
Information from Bossier Sheriff's Department
Gregg County Sheriff's officials are asking for residents' help finding a 33-year-old woman who was last seen by her family on Saturday.
Gregg County Lt. Kirk Haddix said Jennifer Marie Johnson was reported missing Monday, but family members haven't seen or heard from her since Saturday.
He said Johnson recently moved to a residence on FM 2011 in Gregg County and was staying with her aunt. Her aunt went out of town on Saturday, and when she returned home Johnson was not there.
"At this time there are no indications that she was taken from the home," Haddix said.
Officials said they don't have a clothing or vehicle description and do not know which direction she might be traveling.
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