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JSO arrests armed burglary, sexual battery suspect

Giovanni Johnson is charged with armed sexual battery, armed burglary and false imprisonment.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect believed to be responsible for a burglary and sexual battery near the Arlington area.

Officers responded to a reported armed burglary and sexual battery near Beach Boulevard and St. Johns Bluff Road Friday at noon.

The suspect involved in the crime was described as a man in his early 20’s with Black hair and facial hair, and approximately 5’9”, police said. 

On Saturday, an officer pulled over 19-year-old Giovonni Johnson for a traffic violation. Johnson also had a scooter that matched the one described in the burglary and sexual battery, JSO said.

The officer arrested Johnson and charged him with armed sexual battery, armed burglary and false imprisonment.