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Jersey City Woman Applied for Security Position is PA Fugitive

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Hudson County, NJ - Hudson County Sheriff Frank X. Schillari reported  the arrest of Ms. Zyeama Y. Johnson, 27, of Jersey City, who was charged with being a fugitive from justice on October 4, 2022.

According to Sheriff Frank X. Schillari Johnson, who had applied for employment as a security guard with the Sheriff's Office was found to have an active bench warrant out of Monroe County, Pennsylvania, for failure to appear in court on charges of fraud and an additional ten bench warrants for failure to appear in court on traffic charges in Jersey City.

Sheriff Frank X. Schillari said after confirming the validity of the warrant, a detective from the Sheriff's Office took Johnson into custody.

While conducting a routine inventory of Johnson's property following her arrest, sheriff's officers discovered that she had two credit cards believed to be stolen, and she was subsequently charged with credit card theft.

Sheriff Frank X. Schillari said after further investigation revealed Johnson to be a former United States Postal Service employee, the United States Postal Investigative Service was contacted, which then launched its own investigation.