Month: May 2009

Robbery Arrest

MEDIA RELEASE Date:                May 4, 2009 Time:                10:00 AM   Inglis, Florida-On May 3, 2009 Jason Davis was arrested for robbery, possession of controlled substance without a prescription and possession of marijuana less than grams.  Also arrested was David Fries for possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and battery.   The victims (husband & wife) were traveling on Highway 19 and observed a vehicle parked on the side of the road at 14400 S.E. Highway 19.  The victim got out of his vehicle to offer assistance and David Fries struck the victim in the back of his head with a closed fist.  The victim was knocked to the ground and during the altercation he observed a black male inside his vehicle.    During the battery the Co-defendant, Jason Davis entered the victim’s car and stated to the victim that if she moved he would kill her and stole oxycodone pills, CD and loose change.  The suspects fled in a green Volkswagen and Inglis Police Department stopped the vehicle at the Shell Station in Inglis.  Inside the suspect’s vehicle were 91 Oxycodone pills and 5 grams of marijuana.    Davis is a seven time convicted felon and has a violent criminal past of robbery.   I would like to caution citizens for being a Good Samaritan, because sometimes things are not what they appear.  If citizens observes a disabled vehicle they can call the non emergency line at 352-486-5111 and we will gladly dispatch a Deputy to assist.   Defendants:   Jason Arthur Davis 801 N. Lakewood Ave Inverness, Florida Black Male 11/26/78   David John Fries 1741 NW 7 Ave Ocala, Florida White Male 08/27/83 ###