TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS – GEORGE WILLIAM DAVIS, JR.
PAINCOURTVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of George William Davis, Jr., 61, of 2277 Highway 1 South, Donaldsonville, LA, on felony charges related to a complaint in which the alleged victim said that he was forced to stop for a low tire. When he did so, an unidentified suspect struck him in the face and stole his vehicle. This allegedly occurred on November 23, 2020 near Plattenville, LA.
At some point after George William Davis, Jr. provided conflicting statements as to what had occurred, deputies became suspicious of Davis’ version of events.
Deputies then interviewed a female acquaintance of Davis who indicated that the car was hers and that Davis requested to use it and she obliged. The witness said Davis was gone for about an hour but returned without the car.
Through this period, Davis appeared intoxicated and was driving on a suspended license.
Deputies obtained video surveillance placing Davis in the vehicle.
Warrants were requested and granted for George William Davis, Jr.’s arrest on November 25, 2020.
On Monday, George William Davis, Jr. was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Driving Under Suspension
*Leaving the Scene of an Accident
*False Swearing for the Purpose of Violating Public Health and Safety
George William Davis, Jr. remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.