ABC News says that Memphis police and the US Marshals Service have provided the identity of a guy they believe may be involved in the murder of rapper Young Dolph. The authorities are pleading for public members to come forward with any information they may have on the whereabouts of rapper Straight Drop, whose real name is Justin Johnson. A reward has been set up in case anybody has any information that helps them track him down. This article will explain all you need to know about the suspect.
Police Have Identified the Suspect in Young Dolph Case
Rapper Young Dolph was shot down in Memphis on November 17th, 2021, at a cookie shop. Rapper Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., whose actual name is Thornton, died at age 36. He left behind a wife and a pair of offspring. The MPD in Memphis, Tennessee, recently issued a warrant for the arrest of a 23-year-old man named Justin Johnson on first-degree murder charges and published a picture of the suspect. Several law enforcement organizations offer a total reward of up to $15,000 for information that will help them locate and apprehend Johnson. In addition, Johnson is now on the “Most Wanted” list maintained by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
Who Is Straight Drop, Aka Justin Johnson?
The rising rapper Straight Dropp, whose real name is Justin Johnson, is a 5-foot 8-inch tall guy from Tennessee. Johnson, 23, has the name “Jaiya” tattooed on his right arm and should be regarded as armed and dangerous due to his alleged links to criminal groups, as reported by MPD. The Straight rapper Drop, also known as Straight Dropp, released his first single and music video, Stepped On, featuring Big Homiie G, in November 2021. According to the Daily Mail, the suspect has an active Instagram account, with the most recent post being made a week ago. One of the shots shows him standing next to a Rolls-Royce.
The murder investigation by the police is ongoing
Attempts by authorities to find Justin Johnson have so far been unsuccessful. Surveillance footage from the day of the shooting, provided by the MPD, shows two suspects exiting a white Mercedes-Benz with two open doors. Twitter’s Most Wanted, as posted by the police: Help us track down Justin Johnson, who is sought for first-degree murder, criminal attempt-first-degree murder, and theft of goods in the $10,000-$60,000 range, according to the @MEM PoliceDept and the TBI. It is important to note that he is likely armed and dangerous.
Court documents from Shelby County indicate that the drug and weapon allegations against Johnson were eventually dismissed. An uninvolved witness to the 2017 bowling alley shooting who was hurt in the incident expressed surprise on Thursday that Johnson is no longer behind bars. The individual, whose identity will not be revealed, did not sustain any significant injuries; however, a friend of his did, and this buddy believes that Johnson should be held liable. Johnson’s whereabouts are being sought, so don’t hesitate to contact the U.S. Marshals Service if you have any leads.