Officers arrest a most wanted Texas fugitive

Fredrick Lee Davis

Law enforcement officers with the Texas Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit and the Duncanville Police Department successfully located and arrested one of the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Most Wanted Fugitives. Fredrick Lee Davis, 25, was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 14, in Duncanville and booked into the Dallas County Correctional Facility.

Earlier in the week, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s Parole Division issued an arrest warrant against Davis for violating his parole requirements and absconding. Fugitive Unit and Duncanville police officers collaborated to locate and apprehend Davis on Wednesday at a Duncanville residence.

Fredrick Lee Davis

Davis, who law enforcement authorities considered an armed and dangerous suspect, was added to DPS’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list this month. According to DPS, Davis’s criminal history includes the following offenses:

• Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

• Assault causing bodily injury to a family member

• Burglary of a habitation

• Unauthorized use of a vehicle

• Abandon/endanger a child without intent to return

• Unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

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