Davey Scott was arrested Tuesday morning by the U.S. Marshal’s Service in Portmore, St Catherine
An elusive felon who was busted for trying to sell 25 pounds of marijuana in New Jersey was captured in Jamaica after 14 years on the run.
Dave Scott, popularly called ‘Tallman’ or ‘Tall Boss’, the CEO of DI Unit was arrested earlier this week in Portmore, St Catherine.
The chase that lasted more than 16 years resulted in the arrest of Scott who was listed on New Jersey’s Most Wanted List.
Back in December 2001, Davey Scott [2001 photo, right], allegedly sold more than 25 pounds of marijuana to an undercover detective in Franklin Lakes, then struck a Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office detective with his vehicle when he fled the scene.
After posting bond, he failed to show up for a court appearance in early 2004, and cops have been trying to track him down since.
Investigators found that Scott, 48, was working as a DJ under the moniker “DJ Tallman” in Kingston, Jamaica.
14-year fugitive Davey Scott, was found working as a DJ known as “DJ Tallman” in Kingston, Jamaica.
Prosecutors and detectives were granted the right to extradite Scott to the U.S. to face charges stemming from the 2001 arrest. He was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, aggravated assault on a police officer and hindering apprehension.
He was arrested “without incident” Tuesday morning by the U.S. Marshal’s Service and is being held in Jamaica.
Scott, now 48, had been added to the Bergen County Sheriff’s Most Wanted List in 2007.