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 January 7th, 2009  
Sex Offender Arrested on New Charges
 
Sheriff Mascara announced today the arrest of a Sex Offender on four (4) new charges. On Tuesday evening, January 6, 2009, Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Rodney Davis on four (4) warrants for Sexual Battery on a Child-Familial or Custodial Authority. Based upon their investigation, detectives determine that Davis committed the first offense in 2004 when the victim was 12 years old and continually committed offense up to September 2, 2008. Davis is currently being held on one million dollars bond at the St. Lucie County Jail.

Sheriff Mascara advised, “The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office is committed to protecting the safety of our citizens and he has dedicated detectives to strictly enforce the laws pertaining to individuals classified as Sex Offenders. We are committed to tracking them and knowing where they are located because they are 4 times more likely to be rearrested for a sex crime.” (Bureau of Justice Statistics)

Sheriff Mascara also advised, “The Sheriff’s Office and the Board of County Commissioners worked together last year to strengthen the county ordinance pertaining to Sex Offenders because of the likelihood of reoffending.”

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