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Man wanted for Shreveport burglaries arrested in Dallas

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Johnathon Igbokwe, 30 (Source: Shreveport Police Department) Johnathon Igbokwe, 30 (Source: Shreveport Police Department)

A Shreveport man wanted in connection with a string of property crimes in South Shreveport was arrested in Dallas, Texas, aapparently trying to leave the country.

Johnathon Igbokwe, 30, has been dodging police for weeks. He's suspected in more than a dozen residential burglaries between March and May of this year in the Brunswick Place subdivision.

Police say he was captured trying to board a flight to Africa.

Igbokwe is accused of stealing and then pawning thousands of dollars in stolen items. Even before his capture, his bond has been set at $25,000. 

Now, he's sitting in the Dallas County Jail where he awaits extradition hearings.

Bond is set at $500 million.

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