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Published: Monday, July 03, 2017 @ 7:11 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. — A man who was kicked out of a downtown Orlando, Florida, bar early Monday beat a security guard, carjacked a limousine driver, drove against traffic, backed up into an unmarked police truck and crashed into a planter, the Orlando Police Department said.
The man, whose identity hasn't been released, seemed to be under the influence "of something" when he was kicked out of Bullitt Bar on East Pine Street near South Court Avenue, Orlando police Lt. Jonathan Bigelow said.
The man started walking toward The Plaza, beat a security guard who approached him and ran away, Bigelow said.
Police said the man opened the driver's door of a Ford Excursion limousine parked outside Gitto's Pizza, pulled out the driver, hopped into the driver's seat and drove against traffic on East Pine Street.
The limo driver, whose face was lacerated during the struggle, flagged down officers in an unmarked patrol truck shortly after 1:30 a.m. to notify them of what happened, investigators said.
The officers found the limo, which was stopped in traffic facing the right direction on East Pine Street east of South Orange Avenue, and they pulled up behind it, police said.
Investigators said the man put the vehicle in reverse, crashed into the police truck, drove around a vehicle that was stopped in front of the limo and drove onto a sidewalk.
"It is (believed) the suspect was just trying to get out of the area quickly," Bigelow said. "And in doing so, (he) backed up to create distance from the vehicle stopped in front of him in order to drive around it when it impacted the unmarked truck."
The man plowed into a tree in a concrete planter about 50 feet from the crash scene, causing minor damage to the City Arts Factory building, police said.
"A passerby immediately rushed over to the suspect vehicle and assisted with apprehending the suspect as officers were approaching the suspect vehicle," Bigelow said.
Published: Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 6:14 AM
Updated: Monday, April 23, 2018 @ 8:51 PM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 1:56 p.m. (April 25):
The man arrested at a Moraine apartment complex for his alleged role in a deadly double shooting outside Rick’s Jazz Club in Dayton has been formally charged.
James Davison, 24, faces charges of aggravated murder, felonious assault, tampering with evidence and two gun related charges, according to court records.
Davison was taken into custody Monday in the 5400 block of Dovetree Blvd. and is suspected in the killings of Darion Harris and Ashley James, according to police.
UPDATE @8:44 p.m.: The man arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred outside Rick’s Jazz Club has been identified.
James A. Davison, 24, was booked in Montgomery County Jail on two preliminary counts of murder Monday afternoon.
He is due in court Tuesday, according to the jail’s website.
Davison has a third charge, a misdemeanor for failure to appear and is due in court Wednesday.
UPDATE @ 6:23 p.m. (April 23): A 24-year-old male has been arrested on a preliminary charge of murder in the weekend shooting at a Dayton jazz club.
The man was taken into custody at an apartment complex in the 5400 block of Dovetree Boulevard in Moraine, a Dayton police spokeswoman confirmed Monday afternoon.
He was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on one count of murder, according to Sgt. Mike Godsey.
Dayton Police Detectives and the Montgomery County Prosecutors Office will meet to present the case and discuss formal charges, Godsey said.
The suspect’s name has not been released.
According to some Web directories, the business where the shooting occurred is listed as Rick Jazz Lab.
Godsey said the public, the F.B.I. and the U.S. Marshals Service helped make the arrest possible.
We’ll update this report as we learn more.
FIRST REPORT (April 21):
Two people killed in a shooting outside a Dayton nightclub early Saturday have been identified.
Darion Harris, 29, of Dayton died at the scene and Ashley James, 28, of Dayton died of her injuries at Miami Valley Hospital, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.
The shooting happened outside Rick’s Jazz Club located in the 1800 block of Lakeview Avenue around 3:40 a.m.
The victims were a couple and had just welcomed a baby boy two months ago, family said at a vigil held Sunday evening.
The victims were found shot inside a blue Ford pickup truck outside the club, said Sgt. Thomas Schloss of the Dayton Police Department.
Police are not releasing if they have any suspects at this time
Anyone with information is urged to call Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 222-STOP(7867.)
Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 12:28 PM
— Authorities are poised to announce an arrest Wednesday in the decades-old search for the man dubbed the Golden State Killer, according to multiple reports.
Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 10:31 AM
Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 10:51 AM
SOMERSET COUNTY, Maine — Authorities are searching for a man believed to have shot and killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine early Wednesday.
Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 12:21 PM
LEBANON — A 10-year-old South Lebanon boy was ordered to continue mental health treatment and barred from handling weapons, including on family hunting trips, for inducing panic at his elementary school on March 8.
The boy is one of several Warren County schoolchildren charged with making threats against their schools or classmates in the days following the fatal shooting on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
It was the second case involving a 10-year-old and the 10th threat case filed in Warren County since the deadly shooting at the Florida school.
He was alleged to have threatened to bring a gun to school to kill a third grader for sitting with fourth graders on the bus, listing five students as his “kill list” and threatening to kill all but two students in his classroom on March 8.
This morning, he was sentenced during a hearing Warren County Juvenile Court.