Davenport Sentenced to Life for Sex Crimes Against Child Victim

Press Release

The Office of State Attorney Glenn Hess announces that on Thursday, August 22, 2019, Circuit Judge Ana Maria Garcia sentenced Roderick Demetrias Davenport to Life in prison, 60 years in prison to run concurrent, and another 15 years in prison to run concurrent after a jury found him guilty of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation, Lewd or Lascivious Exhibition, and Tampering with a Victim on July 17, 2019. The Defendant was designated a Sexual Predator.

The case was investigated by Detective Christian Shaw of the Panama City Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant State Attorney Barbara Beasley.

For additional information, contact Chief Assistant Attorney Larry Basford.