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Florida fugitive arrested in Johnson City on robbery warrant

Johnson City Press • Updated Jul 10, 2018 at 5:05 PM

A Florida woman wanted on robbery charges was arrested Monday in Johnson City and charged with being a fugitive from justice. 

Johnson City police said they received information from the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina that Luz Brown-Chavez, 22, of Fort Pierce, Florida, might be at a location in Johnson City. 

Before arresting her, police confirmed Brown-Chavez was wanted on a warrant issued by the St. Lucie County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office on charges related to robbery with a deadly weapon. 

Brown-Chavez was held at the Washington County Detention Center without bond awaiting a Sessions Court appearance set for Tuesday. 

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