The Office of State Attorney Larry Basford announces that on September 2, 2021, a Bay County jury found Dewey Nathaniel Davis II guilty as charged of Grand Theft and Tampering with a Court Ordered Electronic Monitoring Device.
On June 10, 2020, the Defendant was released from Columbia Correctional Institute. As a condition of his release, the Defendant was required to wear an ankle monitor. The day after his release, the Defendant removed the ankle monitor from his person and discarded it. The Defendant’s whereabouts were unknown until he was arrested by the Panama City Police Department on August 17, 2020.
The case was investigated by the Florida Department of Corrections and was prosecuted by Assistant State Attorneys Jacob Cook and Dustin Miller. The Defendant was sentenced by the Honorable Judge Ana Maria Garcia to 17 months in the Florida Department of Corrections.
For additional information, contact State Attorney Larry Basford.