Suspect accused in robbery at Marshall hotel

Suspect accused in robbery at Marshall hotel
Glenn Earl Johnson (Source: Harrison County Judicial Records)

MARSHALL, Texas (KLTV) - A suspect in a robbery at a Marshall hotel has been taken into custody.

According to the Marshall Police Department, at approximately 9:10 am on Tuesday, September 1, they received a 911 call from the Fairfield Inn at 105 West Interstate 20 in Marshall. The caller alerted authorities that an individual had committed a theft from the hotel register and shoved the pregnant clerk while committing the theft. The suspect’s use of force to commit the theft changed the charge from theft to robbery.

Detectives investigating this case had knowledge of a similar theft at the Holiday Inn & Express & Suites at 500 Interstate 20 East in Marshall which occurred on Friday, August 28, 2020. This theft resulted in a warrant being issued for the arrest of the identified suspect, Glenn Earl Johnson, 61, of Marshall.

Police said the suspect in the Fairfield Inn robbery fled from Marshall Police Patrol Officers and was apprehended after a brief pursuit. He was positively identified as Glenn Earl Johnson and is now custody for both crimes.

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