Wanted fugitive arrested in Holmes County

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HOLMES COUNTY, Fla.- A wanted fugitive has been arrested in Holmes County. 

The arrest was made Tuesday by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force.

Members of the task force met at 3642 Twin Lakes Drive in Holmes County to take 41-year-old Travis Stephens into custody on active felony warrants out of Holmes and Bay Counties.

While making the arrest, a Task Force Officer observed methamphetamine lying in plain view.

A search warrant was obtained and executed, resulting in the discovery of trafficking amounts of methamphetamine, along with scales and a firearm.

Stephens was charged with the existing felony warrants as well as additional charges of trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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