KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Arrest Fugitive Wanted for Attempted Murder

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

ThomasMPatton • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Arrest Fugitive Wanted for Attempted Murder
DATE: June 18, 2014
On June 17, 2014 at approximately 2:45 PM, Officers of the Kingsport Police Department’s Directed Patrol Unit, working in conjunction with the United States Marshals Service, arrested Sylvon William Hemingway, charging him with being a Fugitive from Justice. Mr. Hemingway was wanted on an outstanding warrant out of Baltimore, Maryland for Attempted First Degree Murder and various other charges.

The U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force, located in Baltimore, notified the U.S.M.S. Greenville, TN Field Office that they had reason to believe Mr. Hemingway was frequenting Model City Apartments, located at 1000 Stonegate Road in Kingsport. Deputy U.S. Marshal Mark Ball responded by coordinating a local surveillance effort with K.P.D.

Kingsport Officers spotted Mr. Hemingway leaving the parking lot as a passenger in a blue Nissan Versa and conducted a traffic stop at the nearby intersection of Riverside Avenue and Mimosa Drive. Mr. Hemingway was taken into custody without incident and has been confined in the Kingsport City Jail pending extradition.

Name Sylvon William Hemingway
Age Date of Birth 12/12/1978

36 Years of Age

Race/Gender Black/Male
Residency 102 Beth Place

Dover, Delaware

Charge(s) Local Charge:

1) Fugitive from Justice

Wanted on Outstanding Warrant out of Baltimore, Maryland for:

1) Attempted First Degree Murder

2) Various Other Charges

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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