Johnson County
Sheriff's Office
Clarksville, Arkansas
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Rape Suspect Extradited From Wisconsin

Ker Yang, age 33, a former resident of Johnson County was extradited from Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Wednesday, December 29 by Criminal Investigator Jeff Wood and Deputy Todd Russell.  Yang fled Johnson County during a rape investigation in June and was arrested by the U.S. Marshall's Office in Milwaukee in late November on a Johnson County Bench Warrant for Rape.  Yang initially refused to sign extradition but finally signed on December 15. Wood and Russell traveled to Milwaukee on Monday, December 27 and returned with Yang on Wednesday, December 29.  Yang appeared before Circuit Judge Bill Pearson on Thursday, December 30 where his bond was set at $500,000 cash/commercial with a court date of January 7, 2011.