Tulsa man charged after trying to kidnap former co-worker he’d been stalking and shooting her husband – During month-long harassment campaign, Justin Arthur-Ray Davis was leaving candy and food on woman’s doorstep
Justin Arthur-Ray Davis Friday tried to kidnap his former co-worker and shot her husband after leaving candy and food on her doorstep during month-long harassment campaign
Davis who had stalked the target for a month, had been waiting outside the woman’s home in Tulsa on Good Friday
The woman who previously filed a protective order against Davis was walking with husband on way to work when he tried to abduct her
The unarmed couple fled back into their apartment as Davis shot through the lock, hitting the woman’s husband in the hand
Police responding to 911 calls from neighbors, forced Davis to flee without the woman, leading cops on a high speed chase before crashing his truck and was arrested
Investigators recovered the shotgun and ammunition
He’s charged with kidnapping, burglary, stalking and pointing a weapon with deadly intent
He remained in custody on $300,000 bond Monday, is due to appear in court Thursday
A suspected stalker was arrested on Good Friday for allegedly trying to kidnap his former co-worker after a month-long harassment campaign – and shooting her husband through their front door during the abduction attempt.
Justin Arthur-Ray Davis, whose booking photo shows him with cuts across his forehead and a plaster on his nose, had been waiting outside the woman’s home in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2 when he pounced as she left for work, police say.
Davis leapt out of his truck with a shotgun and ran towards the woman, who was being accompanied by her husband, prompting the unarmed couple to flee back into their apartment, according to a statement from the Tulsa Police Department.0:47
The suspect shot through the lock, hitting the woman’s husband on the hand, before storming the property, grabbing his victim, and bundling her violently down the stairs, it is claimed.
The husband ran to help her, at which point Davis threatened to kill him if he did not let him take his wife into the truck, a police statement continued.
He then allegedly fired two warning shots into the air.
At this point, officers arrived after 911 calls from neighbors and Davis ran back to his truck without the victim and sped off from the gated apartment complex.
The would-be kidnap target managed to escape, as she and her husband were forced to flee back into their apartment, as aneighbor dialed 911, according to an arrest report obtained by KTUL.
Davis proceeded to hop into his truck as cops arrived at the scene . He led copshem on a high-speed chase in excess of 100 mph before crashing into a pole on Interstate 44 and was arrested.
The suspect had allegedly stalked his victim for a month after resigning from work for an unknown reason.
Davis who resigned from work reportedly, had developed an obsession for the woman. During the harassment campaign – which the woman reported to police – he sat outside her marital home and left sweets and food.
Davis, who had injuries to his head following his arrest, was taken to a hospital before being booked into Tulsa County Jail on charges including kidnapping, burglary, stalking and pointing a weapon with deadly intent, records show.
Investigators recovered the shotgun and ammunition following the terrifying attack, police said. The woman had previously filed a protective order against Davis, KTUL reported.
Davis, who remained in custody on $300,000 bond Monday, is due to appear in court Thursday.
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