- PIO Number:
- 21-7-10 (21-6-17)
- BSO Case Number:
- Unincorporated Central Broward
- Place of Occurrence:
- 3100 block of West Sunrise Boulevard, unincorporated Central Broward
- Adult male, name withheld, Marsy’s Law (DECEASED)
- Janiya Davis, 18, 4/16/2003, female, 324 N.W. 16th Ave., Pompano Beach
Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives located and arrested the driver responsible for a deadly hit-and-run crash that occurred in late June in unincorporated Central Broward.
According to investigators, Janiya Davis hit and killed a pedestrian shortly after 1:15 a.m. on Monday, June 28, in the 3100 block of West Sunrise Boulevard. The preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian was crossing the eastbound lanes of West Sunrise Boulevard when he was struck by a vehicle. After the crash, Davis fled eastbound on West Sunrise Boulevard and did not stop to render aid.
Through investigative methods, detectives located the vehicle at an address in Pompano Beach. Detectives subsequently arrested Davis. She is being charged with several crimes, including vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a crash involving death, driving while license suspended and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.
Dets. C. De Jesus & S. Portoro, THI
Sgt. R. Hager, THI
THIS REPORT BY:
Carey Codd/Sr. PIO
Unincorporated Central Broward