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A Visitor To DeSoto County Earns A Vacation In Jail

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Desoto County Sheriff’s Department –
๐—” ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ฎ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฆ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—–๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐˜† ๐—ฆ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ณ๐—ณโ€™๐˜€ ๐—ข๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น.
Riviera Beach resident, Vernon Davis, was โ€œvisitingโ€ DeSoto County this morning when he attempted to outrun deputies in a foot pursuit after a traffic stop on Rainbow Ave. Davis, a convicted felon, was in possession of a firearm, controlled substance, marijuana, and drug equipment. His foot pursuit earned him a new set of โ€œbraceletsโ€ along with an extended stay at the DeSoto County Sheriffโ€™s Office Jail.
Davisโ€™ attempt to run from deputies subsequently lead to his arrest for:
*Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon;
*Possession of a firearm with an altered serial number;
*Resisting Officers;
*Driving while license suspended (habitual offender);
*Possession of a controlled substance;
*Synthetic narcotics possession with intent to sell, manufacture, or deliver;
*Possession of marijuana; and
*Possession of drug equipment.
Sheriff Potter reminds anyone โ€œvisitingโ€ DeSoto County that he doesnโ€™t want your unlawful deadly drugs meant to victimize the DeSoto County Community in our county. You can take your โ€œvacationsโ€ elsewhere.