U.S. Marshals arrested John Robert Thomas III at 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 25 in Mildale, Connecticut, according to an Opelika Police Department press release. Thomas was identified as the suspect in a shooting that took place at the 300 Block of South Third Street in Opelika on Feb. 19.
Thomas is being charged with murder, attempted murder, robbery first degree and discharging a firearm into an unoccupied dwelling. OPD continues to investigate the case.
OPD asks that anyone with information pertaining to the case contacts the OPD Detective Division at (334)-705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334)-745-8665.
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