KLTV 7 has confirmed the man at the center of a large manhunt has been arrested in Dogwood City.
Smith County Sheriff's officials said around 2a.m. 41-year-old John David Johnston was arrested after a person called 911 saying they saw the him walking down a street.
Johnston initially fled from police around 6p.m. Thursday evening near the Lakeway Harbor subdivision near Lake Palestine. Authorities were at a residence serving a warrant for Sherman County.
Multiple agencies swarmed to the location including SWAT teams, Sheriff's Deputies, Game Wardens, and a DPS Helicopter.
We have also learned Johnston is listed in the Department of Public Safety Sex Offender Registry as a "High Risk." Johnston is in the Smith County Jail held on $95,500 bond charged with three counts of stalking and one count of evading arrest.