Former Georgia District Attorney Jackie Johnson Has Been Arrested For Obstruction In The Ahmaud Arbery Case (Update)

On Wednesday, Former Georgia district attorney Jackie Johnson has turned herself in for obstruction in the Ahmaud Arbery case.

According to CBS 46, Johnson turned herself in after the grand jury decided to indict her on grand jury returned an indictment “on counts of obstruction and violations of oath by a public officer last week.”

After posting a $10,000 bond, she was released from the Glynn County Detention Center, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.

According to State prosecutors, Johnson  “used her position to delay arrests of the White men who chased and killed the 25-year-old Arbery,” CBS 46 reports.

It wasn’t until Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr was adamant about an indictment once he requested an investigation of misconduct among the local prosecutors.

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