Dawn resident facing drug-related charges in Livingston County

| October 3, 2017
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LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Mo. — A check of a pedestrian led to a drug arrest in Livingston County last Thursday.

Kord Johnson, Livingston County Sheriff’s Office

According to a release from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy was called regarding reports of a man wearing dark clothing walking along the roadway on Highway C near Dawn at about 11:25 p.m. Thursday, September 28.

Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the man, identified as Kord Patrick Johnson, 27, of Dawn, and reported observing a bag on the ground near the suspect. In the bag, the deputy allegedly found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Johnson was arrested and taken to the Daviess-Dekalb Regional Jail. Formal charges have been filed in a Livingston County courtroom, Sheriff Cox said in the release. The suspect is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.

Johnson is currently serving probation after a prior conviction for drugs and non-support. He remains jailed on the allegations.

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