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    Oregon man wanted for homicide arrested in Holmes County

    By WMBB-TV Staff,


    HOLMES COUNTY, Fla. ( WMBB ) – On Tuesday, a man wanted for homicide in Oregon was arrested in Holmes County.

    Holmes County Communications said they received a report concerning a silver Chevrolet Impala with Illinois license plates parked at a rest area in Ponce De Leon. The caller indicated the vehicle might contain a kidnapping victim and suspect wanted for homicide, Holmes County responders said.

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    Once deputies arrived and investigated they saw Grant had a suspended driver’s license, an active warrant from Portland Oregon for attempted murder, and other charges, officials said.

    The driver was identified as David Eugene Grant.

    In a news release, the passenger identified as Aiyana Stokes was not kidnapped. Officials said Stokes was traveling with Grant of her own free will.

    During a search of the vehicle, investigators said they discovered marijuana, a shotgun, and a pistol in the trunk.

    Grant and Stokes were arrested.

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    Grant faces charges of driving with a suspended license, possession of marijuana, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and outstanding warrants from Oregon, including attempted murder.

    Stokes was charged with possession of marijuana, and allowing an unauthorized person to drive.

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