AVON PARK - A local man was arrested today in connection with the shooting death of Dwayne Council.
Javon Douryan Moses, 19, 448 W. Perry St., turned himself into the Highlands County Jail because of an arrest warrant issued for tampering with physical evidence in the Council homicide investigation, according to a Highlands County Sheriff's Office press release. He was arrested at 1:29 p.m. Friday.
Based on information gathered by Highlands County Sheriff's Office detectives an arrest warrant was issued, the release stated. While detectives were actively attempting to locate Moses, he turned himself in to the county jail.
Anyone with information in this case is requested to contact Detective Hank Smith at 863-402-7250 or 863-381-2814. Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS(8477), or on the Internet at www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com. Anonymity is guaranteed.
Highlands Today will be publishing a more detailed report as soon as possible.