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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Update: Man Apprehended on Felony Fraud Charges

Update: Oct. 31, 2022

On Sept. 27, 2022, Dhrai Justin Davis, 26 of Tampa, Florida, was apprehended in Hillsborough County, Florida. Davis was wanted out of Williamsburg on felony fraud charges for his part in a financial fraud case. Davis is awaiting extradition to Williamsburg, VA.

We would like to thank the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance.

The remaining fugitive, Jermaine Clive Gobern, 32 of Tampa, Florida, is still at large.

Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Jermaine Gobern should call the Williamsburg Police Department at 757-220-2331. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or click HERE to submit a tip online. You may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.

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Original Post: Sept. 1, 2022

fraud chargesOn June 29, 2022, at approximately 5:35 p.m., officers responded to a bike shop at 100 College Row for a report of a suspicious incident.  

The initial investigation revealed that two men purchased five OneWheel electric boards totaling $12,757.31. The men tried to make the purchase using two different credit cards that were both declined. On the third attempt, a credit card number was provided and the transaction was processed. Suspicious of the men’s behavior and the large purchase, an employee of the shop reported the incident. Neither subject was on scene when officers arrived.

Further investigation revealed that the individuals used a credit card number and identification belonging to someone else. The men were identified as Jermaine Clive Gobern, 32 of Tampa, Florida, and Dhrai Justin Davis, 26 of Tampa, Florida. Investigators obtained felony arrests warrants for both men, which included obtain money by false pretense, conspire to obtain money by false pretense, and intent to defraud.

Gobern and Davis whereabouts are currently unknown. Gobern is described as a black male, 6’2” tall, 230 lbs, with brown eyes and black hair. Davis is described as a black male, 5’7”, 150 lbs, with brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Jermaine Gobern or Dhrai Davis should call the Williamsburg Police Department at 757-220-2331. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or click HERE to submit a tip online. You may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.  

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