Arrest warrant remains active for suspect accused of petition fraud on abortion initiative

For Immediate Release
March 28, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – An arrest warrant remains active for Jamie L. Johnson, 47, of Dade City, accused of fraud on the abortion initiative.
Johnson is charged with 10 felony counts of criminal use of personal identification information and signing another person’s name to or use of a fictious name on a petition.  The arrest warrant has been active since early February. 
If you have any information about Jamie L. Johnson, please contact FDLE at (850) 410-7438. 
“Unfortunately, this is not an isolated incident,” said FDLE Commissioner Mark Glass. “This year alone FDLE inspectors have arrested numerous individuals with dozens of charges for petition fraud and several more investigations are active. At FDLE, we will continue to aggressively investigate any allegations of election crime.”  
Two petition circulators for Initiative 23-07, the Amendment to Limit Government Interference with Abortion, have been arrested. George Edward Andrews III, 30, of Dade City was arrested in February and Andres Felipe Salazar, 37, of Tampa was arrested earlier this month. 
More information on these arrests can be found here:
FDLE arrests petition circulator for fraud involving abortion initiative (
Petition circulator arrested for fraud involving abortion initiative (
FDLE’s Election Crime Unit (ECU), in conjunction with the Florida Department of State Office of Election Crimes and Security (OECS), continues to investigate allegations of petition fraud on the abortion initiative and other amendment petitions.
For Further Information Contact:
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001

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