Maryland State Police Beat / Savon Douglas faces rape of a child charge as he enters prison after armed robbery roundup
Bubba is waiting
(PRINCESS ANNE, MD) Word gets around quick in the prison system when an inmate is incarcerated for allegedly raping a child. The following new inmate heading off to prison for a prior conviction will soon become a crowd pleaser.
Maryland State Police report that investigators from the Princess Anne Criminal Enforcement Division arrested a Somerset County man on June 13, 2017, on charges related to the rape of a minor.
The suspect is identified as Savon Jamal Douglas, 22, of 260 Somers Cove, Crisfield, Md. Douglas was arrested without incident at his home and charged with second-degree rape, second-degree sex offense, third-degree sex offense and perverted practice. Douglas is still currently being held at the Somerset County Detention Center.
Sgt. DaVaughn Parker, a spokesman for the Maryland State Police, reports that investigators from the Maryland State Police Princess Anne Criminal Enforcement Division received information from the Somerset County Department of Social Services about the potential rape of a 12-year-old female.
As a result of the subsequent investigation, Douglas was identified as the suspect. An arrest warrant for the above charges was applied for and issued by the District Court commissioner’s office in Somerset County.
On June 13, 2017, Douglas was arrested and transported to the District Court commissioner’s office in Somerset County for a hearing before a court commissioner. Douglas was held on a temporary commitment.
Douglas is fresh out of the court system as on May 22, 2017, he struck a plea deal with Somerset County States Attorney Daniel Powell on charges in Somerset Circuit Court of possession of a rifle or shotgun by a felon, assault, armed robbery, robbery, and possession of an unregistered gun. On April 3, 2017, the attorney for Douglas, Kelley Spahn McFadden and States Attorney Powell agreed on an Alford Plea to the single count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon with a prison term of two years and six months. The sentence was to begin on May 22, 2017.