Garry Bernard Johnson, 32
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The State Attorney's Office confirmed that a local man was convicted Wednesday for attacking a woman in June 2012.
Garry Bernard Johnson, 32, grabbed a 27-year-old woman from behind and attacked her as she was walking home from a store.
Johnson dragged the victim behind a building and sexually battered her. He fled the area but DNA evidence connected him to the crime and he was later arrested.
Johnson was convicted of sexual battery and kidnapping and faces life in prison.
Sentencing will be held on December 2.
First Coast News