THEFT OF AN AUTOMOBILE
THEFT OF AN AUTOMOBILE – OSCAR JOSEPH DAVIS
PAINCOURTVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Oscar Joseph Davis, 45, of 109 Pugh Street, Paincourtville, LA on felony warrants Thursday afternoon in connection with an incident on May 15, 2021.
On the aforementioned date, deputies were dispatched to the Gilbert Dupaty Memorial Park in Paincourtville in connection with a possible stolen automobile.
The complainant / victim reported that earlier on that day, she attended a party in Napoleonville with Oscar Joseph Davis. At some point, Oscar Joseph Davis drove off in her car and was in a n intoxicated condition. When the car was located, there was significant damage to it.
Oscar Joseph Davis allegedly admitted to the victim that he had taken and wrecked her vehicle.
Investigating deputies requested and were granted arrest warrants for Oscar Joseph Davis.
Davis was arrested on Thursday afternoon near Paincourtville on charges of:
*Theft of an Automobile
Additionally, Oscar Joseph Davis was booked on warrants related to a second case which originated on April 24, 2021. As a result of that case, Oscar Joseph Davis was booked on charges of:
*Possession of Meth-Amphetamine with Intent to Distribute
*Driving on Roadway Laned for Traffic
*Flight from an Officer
A detainer from Probation and Parole was placed on Davis due to prior convictions.
His bond is set at $17,000 for the new charges but he is being held without bond on the Department of Corrections detainer.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.