Detectives Investigating a Homicide in the Eastway Division

Charlotte, NC
Wallin, Jessica A.
jwallin@cmpd.org
3/19/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Saturday, March 19, 2016

Contact: Jessica Wallin, CMPD Public Affairs
704-336-2338, cmpdpio@cmpd.org

 

Case Update:

Detectives with the Homicide/ADW Unit have charged Da'Quan Grier, DOB: 02/14/1997, for the murder of Ja'Corei Davis that occurred on March 19, 2016, on Donald Ross Road. 

Information and evidence gathered during the course of the investigation led Homicide/ADW Unit Detectives in identifying Grier as a suspect in this case.  Detectives signed a warrant for his arrest and requested the assistance of the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team in locating Grier. 

On Sunday, April 3, 2016, the VCAT located and arrested Grier in the 1600 block of Clanton Road without incident.  He was subsequently transported to police headquarters where he was interviewed by Homicide/ADW Unit Detectives.  At the conclusion of the interview Grier was transported to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office where he is currently in custody.  Grier has been charged with Murder.

Detectives continue to request the public's assistance in this case.  This is an ongoing, active investigation, and as new information develops it will be released by CMPD Public Affairs. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective Berman is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/

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Case Update:


Detectives with the Homicide/ADW Unit have identified the victim as Jeffrey Arthur Johnson, DOB: 10/12/1966. His family has been notified of his death. This is an ongoing, active investigation, and as new information develops it will be released by CMPD Public Affairs.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Koll is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

 

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Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide/ADW Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 4900 block of Central Avenue in the Eastway Division. The call for service came in at 10:47 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2016.

Eastway Division patrol officers responded to an Assist Medic call for service in the 4900 block of Central Avenue. Upon arrival they located a male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Medic pronounced the victim deceased on scene. The victim’s identity will be released pending family notification.

Detectives with the Homicide/ADW Unit are currently on-scene canvassing the area to determine whether there are any witnesses to this incident.

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Prosecution Team and Real Time Crime Center also responded to the scene.

This is an ongoing, active investigation. As further information develops it will be released by CMPD Public Affairs.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Koll is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

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