JCPD: Kingsport man faces drug charges from Florida; Faces extradition

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Officers with the Johnson City Police Department have charged a Kingsport man for being a fugitive of justice from another state. 

According to officers, they arrested Moses R. Demmon, 43, today in Kingsport. 

Investigators say the arrest is the result of a 911 call about a check welfare of two subjects in a vehicle in the parking lot of a local business.

Demmon was found to have a warrant out of Pinellas County, Florida with full extradition on a dangerous drugs violation.

Demmon was placed in custody on the fugitive from justice charge and transported to the Washington County Detention Center where he is being held pending a bond hearing in General Sessions Court on May 28, 2019 at 1:30 p.m

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