Wanted Sex Offender Charged with Possession of Drugs

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, Officer Jeffery Arnett was patrolling the 600 block of N. Franklin Avenue when he observed Troy Lynn Davis.  An arrest warrant for Davis had recently been obtained by the Cleveland Police Department for Failure to Comply with Official Duty to Register/Sex Offender. 

Officer Arnett stopped his patrol unit and met with Davis.  Upon confirming Davis’s identity, Officer Arnett placed Davis in custody for the active arrest warrant.  After securing Davis in the rear of Officer Arnett’s patrol unit, Officer Arnett began an inventory of the backpack Davis was carrying.  While inventorying the backpack, Officer Arnett discovered numerous clear plastic baggies containing marihuana and a clear plastic baggy containing crack cocaine.

Troy Lynn Davis (age 39) (City of Cleveland Address) was transported to the Cleveland Police Department Jail where he was booked in for the following charges;

Failure to Comply Sex Offender Duty to Register Life/Annual (3rd Degree Felony)

Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 – Less than 4 grams

Possession of Marihuana, Less than 2 ounces (Class B Misdemeanor)

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