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Preliminary Hearing Set For Man Accused Of Burglary, Kidnapping

A preliminary hearing was set on Monday for a man accused of kidnapping and burglary in the 1st District Court.

Joshua Eric Johns, 31, was charged in April with first-degree aggravated kidnapping, first-degree aggravated burglary, third-degree assault and four additional charges.


During his appearance in court on Monday, Judge Angela Fonnesbeck set Johns to appear on June 14 for a preliminary hearing to determine probable cause for the charges.


An affidavit filed with the court states two witnesses told Logan City Police officers of “a woman screaming for help.” One witness, police wrote, told officers Johns seized the alleged victim “by the throat and pushed her into a vehicle.” Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.