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California fugitive arrested in Johnson City traffic stop

Staff Report • Oct 11, 2013 at 4:56 PM

A man wanted in California has been arrested in a traffic stop in Johnson City.

Steven W. Fox Jr., 37, 107 Geraldine St., Gray, was stopped for speeding at the intersection of Princeton Road and East Oakland Avenue, police said.

A records check showed he was wanted on an outstanding felony warrant from Bakersfield, Calif. Police confirmed that California would extradite Fox to face the charges there.

Charged with being a fugitive from justice, Fox was jailed in the Washington County Detention Center without bond awaiting a hearing Monday in Sessions Court.

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