OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: At approximately 6:25 p.m. Wednesday night members of the Eastern Washington Fugitive Task Force from Spokane arrested John Allen Booth Jr. at a residence in the 1900 block of Gordon St. in Spokane.
Booth was arrested without incident and was transported to the Spokane County Jail. Sheriff Steve Mansfield said, "It's been our goal all along to take Mr. Booth into custody without anybody else getting hurt and that is exactly what occurred. It has been an incredible effort from local, state and federal agencies in gathering, tracking and acting on information which has led to his arrest."
Booth is expected to be transported back to Lewis County soon.