19-year-old ‘career felon’ arrested after armed robbery at Flagler gym, deputies say

Deputies in Flagler County arrested a man they said is a “career felon” after an armed robbery with a gun.

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Keyshawn Davis, 19, was arrested Friday night on a warrant for assaulting and robbing a man at the Carver Recreation Center in Bunnell on Thursday, according to a report.

Deputies said they were called to a gym after reports of an armed robbery.

The victim told deputies that two men took his phone and money from his pockets and one of the men pistol-whipped him during the robbery.

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Detectives identified Davis as one of the suspects and he was arrested as he was headed home around 9 p.m. Friday.

“Another dirtbag thought he could get away with violence into my county,” Sheriff Rick Staly said. “This 19-year-old’s criminal history is extensive and it’s clear he won’t learn to abide by the laws. Just last year, this young career felon was arrested after a traffic stop resulted in the recovery of a stolen firearm, $15,000 cash and drugs. This is another great example of law enforcement agencies working together, and we appreciate the partnership we have with the Bunnell Police Department. A reminder to the community that all acts of violence will be investigated, and we will not tolerate it in Flagler County.”

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Deputies said Davis’ criminal history in Flagler County dates back to 2020.

Records show he has previously been arrested for possession of cocaine with intent to sell, unlawful use of a two-way communication device, operating a motor vehicle without a valid drivers license, carrying a concealed firearm and grand theft of a firearm.

Davis has been booked into the Flagler County Jail for the sixth time.

Records show he is facing charges of robbery with a weapon and is being held on a $100,000 bond.

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