Fugitive Apprehended in Gaston County

Gastonia, N.C. – On Tuesday January 10, 2017 , the Gaston County Police Department apprehended Davante Shomari Sanders at a residence on Hamilton Road near Mount Holly. Sanders was taken into custody without incident; wanted by Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department for charges related to an incident which occurred New Year’s Eve on Sheldon Court in Charlotte.

Sanders charges included two felony counts Discharging a Weapon into Occupied Property, one misdemeanor count of assault by pointing a gun, two misdemeanor counts of assault with a deadly weapon, two misdemeanor counts of assault with a deadly weapon, one misdemeanor count of communicating threats, one misdemeanor count of injury to person property, and one order for possession of firearm by felon.

During the investigation, officers also managed to recover a 2014 Honda Pilot stolen from Charlotte. Sanders is suspected in being involved in this motor vehicle theft as well.