Columbus, OH – The U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and Columbus Division of Police SWAT arrested fugitives Levander Davis and De’Andre Davis on September 21, 2023, on outstanding arrest warrants.
On July 5, 2023, arrest warrants were issued by the Franklin County Municipal Court for Levander Davis and De’Andre Davis charging both with murder. The charges were the result of an investigation by the Columbus Division of Police into the shooting and killing of Roosevelt Carroll III in the 700 Block of Kerr Street in the City of Columbus. The Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) adopted the fugitive investigation and received information Levander Davis and De’Andre Davis were in Columbus, Ohio. Both were located and apprehended in the 3000 Block of E. 6th Street, Columbus, and are now in custody at the Franklin County Jail pending their appearances in court.
“The arrests made today in this case are the result of the U.S. Marshals Service and Columbus Division of Police teaming up to make our community safer. The tireless investigative efforts of our Deputies and Task Force Officers combined with the tactical expertise and resources provided by CPD led to the safe arrest of two alleged violent criminals.” - Michael D. Black, United States Marshal.
Columbus SOFAST is a fugitive-focused, U.S. Marshals Service-led task force consisting of local, state and federal authorities including the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Bexley Police Department, Cambridge Police Department, Capital University Police Department, Delaware County Probation Office, Groveport Police Department, Hocking County Sheriff’s Office, Lancaster Police Department, Mount Vernon Police Department, Ohio Attorney General Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal, Office of Inspector General Social Security Administration, United States Attorney’s Office, Utica Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Whitehall Police Department, and Zanesville Police Department.
Anyone with information on any fugitive may submit an anonymous web tip.