Man crashes stolen out of state car in Coventry

25-year-old Khalif Davis

By: News Staff


Twitter: @ABC6

COVENTRY, R.I. (WLNE) — Coventry police has a man in custody accused of stealing and crashing an out of state car Sunday morning.

Police say 25-year-old Khalif Davis stole a car from New York City.

He drove the car to Rhode Island where he slammed it into a utility pole on Route 117 in Coventry at approximately 7:41 a.m. Sunday.

The accident shutdown parts of Cahoon Road to Lewis Farm Road.

Davis fled the scene on foot, but was eventually arrested by officers.

He was charged with the following:

  • Possession of a Stolen Vehicle
  • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver
  • Obstructing an Officer in Execution of Duty
  • Driving with an Expired License

Police say Davis was arraigned at the Coventry Police Headquarters and was remanded to the ACI Intake Service Center.

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