Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Johnson City Police Department arrested Cornelius R. Wright, age 33, of Clarksdale, Mississippi for the following charges:
Criminal Impersonation in the second degree, a Misdemeanor
Obstructing Governmental Administration in the second degree, a Misdemeanor and a federal arrest warrant from Mississippi for Murder and Cocaine Distribution.
Wright was operating a motor vehicle on Floral Ave in Johnson City and was stopped by a patrol officer for a traffic violation. Wright gave a false name and was arrested.
His fingerprints were later taken and it was discovered that the US Marshals Office of the Northern District of Mississippi had a Federal arrest warrant for Wright for Murder and cocaine distribution.
Wright was taken to the Broome County Jail on the federal arrest warrant.