Bryan Police Officers received information Monday from deputies at the Brazos County Sheriff's Office that they were in search of a wanted suspect named Jimmy Frank Davis for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Davis is a 25 year old Bryan resident.
The officers were informed that the suspect had a history of Evading Detention/ Arrest. Furthermore, deputies described Mr. Davis' vehicle as a newer model white van bearing a partial Texas license plate number of C99 and that the vehicle was northbound on Cavitt St.
While passing Albertson's in the 1900 block of S. Texas Avenue one of the officers observed a van matching the description of Mr. Davis' driving slowly through the Albertson's parking lot and turn right onto Avondale Street. The officer followed the van and noticed that the first three characters of the license plate number were C99. The officer called for back up due to the defendant's history of Evading Detention/ Arrest.
At approximately 2:17 p.m. the officer initiated a traffic stop on the van at the intersection of Avondale Street and Wayside Street. The officer approached the vehicle and made contact with the driver. While speaking with the driver, the officer noticed that the front passenger, later identified as Mr. Jimmy Davis, was exiting the vehicle. As the officer walked around to the passenger side of the vehicle to contact Mr. Davis, he fled the scene. The officer gave chase and was able to temporarily gain control of the suspect before he was able to free himself and proceed to jump several fences in the 2000 block of Vinewood.
Additional officers from the Bryan Police Department and the Brazos County Sheriff's Office arrived on scene and assisted in the apprehension the suspect in the 2000 block of Vinewood. A search of the suspect incident to arrest revealed five white pills in a plastic baggie inside his pocket. The pills were later found to be Promethazine, a prescription drug. The defendant was charged with the warrant for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Possession of a Dangerous Drug, Resisting Arrest/ Detention, and Evading Arrest/ Detention.