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Posted on: August 15, 2019

[ARCHIVED] North Carolina man arrested after threats with a gun

Davis, Joseph

Date of Incident: Monday, August 12, 2019

Time of Incident: 5:19 AM

Incident Location: Cambridge Central School, 24 South Park Street Village of Cambridge

Township: Cambridge 

Case # 2019 - 010964

Arrested -  Joseph W. Davis Age: 25 

Address: Three Bridges, Jacksonville N.C.

Charges Filed: Criminal Possession of Weapon on School Grounds, class E felony | Criminal Possession of Weapon 4th , class A misdemeanor

Arraigned: Yes 

Court: CAP

Mug Shot | Photo Attached: ☒

Lodged: Yes Bail: $500

INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of several subjects threatening a person with a handgun in the Village of Cambridge. Upon arrival, the subject was located on school property and was identified as Joseph W. Davis, age 25.

Upon further investigation, it was determined that Joseph Davis was in possession of a 9 mm handgun and a concealed metal dagger. The Sheriff’s Office arrested Joseph Davis, age 25 for Criminal Possession of Weapon on School Grounds, a class E felony and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th, a class A misdemeanor. The investigation determined that Davis is a North Carolina resident and traveled to New York State with an acquaintance. 

The case will be forwarded to the Washington County District Attorney’s Office for possible additional charges.

Officer (s) Handling: Sgt. Robert Sullivan, Deputy Lance Barber and Inv. Matthew Ashton


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