Report: Inmate found in possession of a weapon

September 1, 2020–7:43 a.m.


An inmate at the Floyd County Jail is facing additional charges after he is found in possession of a shank.

According to jail records, the piece of plastic that had been sharpened into a weapon was recovered from the pants leg of 37-year old Kevin Joseph Degraft.

After Degraft was placed in handcuffs he reportedly threatened to kill the jail officer.

Degraft is charged with possession of a dangerous weapon by an inmate, and terroristic threats and acts.

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