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At approximately 6:45pm on Saturday, March 21, 2015, the victim, Shavar Lewis, 37 yrs old,  and two other arrived at 1135 Martin Luther King Avenue in search of a subject. At this time, Lewis and witness Antonio Callaway became involved in a physical altercation. Diedre Callaway exited the residence with a steak knife swinging her arms and stabbed Shavar Lewis as he was fighting with Antonio Callaway on the ground. Lewis was heard by a witness saying, “She’s stabbing me!” A witness, Jerreail McLeod, retrieved a handgun from within his vehicle and fired several rounds into the air to get the crowd to scatter.

McLeod then drove Lewis to Lakeland Regional Health to be treated. On Sunday, March 22, Lewis was pronounced deceased by LRH staff at 4:22 pm. On Monday, March 23rd, an autopsy was performed on Lewis and the Medical Examiner concluded that Lewis died as a result of a single stab wound to the left side of his back. The wound was consistent with that having been caused by a steak knife with a 5” to 6”” blade.

 

On March 21st, the Violent Crimes Unit responded to 1135 Martin Luther King Ave and to the hospital to investigate the stabbing. Detectives continued to follow-up with leads and interviews on Sunday and Monday and they identified Diedre Payne Callaway, 52 years of age as the suspect.

 

On Monday, March 23, 2015, Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Diedre Payne Callaway for 2nd Degree Murder in the stabbing death of Shavar Lewis. At approximately 9:28 p.m. Diedre Payne Callaway was taken into custody at her residence located at 3120 Santa Fe Trail, Polk City, Florida.   The PCSO assisted with the arrest which was uneventful. 

 


Tyrone Sedgewick Davis

6’00”, 135 lbs.
DOB: 06/30/1995
LKA: 220 Carolyn Ave, Lakeland
Warrant#: VOP Tamper Fabricate W Physical Evidence

 

The Lakeland Police Department needs help in locating Tyrone Davis.

 
ORIGINAL RELEASE:

On February 18, 2012 at 11:23 p.m., Lakeland Police responded to 1202 Jewel Avenue in reference to a person being shot.  Upon arrival, officers found Daylon Oshae Easton, 17, (b/m 05/05/1994) on a living room couch with a gunshot wound to the head.  Several individuals were in the home at the time, however no one could provide information on the shooting.

Daylon Easton died Monday, February 20, 2012 as a result of his injuries. 

If in contact with the subject approach with caution he is known to be armed with a firearm.


If anyone has information on the location of Tyrone Davis, please contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers.


On Monday, December 29, 2014, at 11:12 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to 1935 Crystal Grove Drive #53 to assist PCEMS call of a child not breathing. The baby, Princeton Graham, 5 months old, was in the custodial care of his biological father, Robert Graham and Graham’s girlfriend.

 

Graham was in apartment #61, babysitting other children and his baby. Graham advised he was attempting to feed the baby formula and the baby began to choke. Graham said he turned the baby over and administered several back blows to the baby’s back to stop it from choking. Graham then took the baby to apartment #53 were the resident there called 911.

 

On December 31, the baby, Princeton Graham, succumbed to his injuries at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida.

 

On January 2nd, an autopsy was performed and the findings of the medical examiner were that Princeton Graham died as a result of “Shaken Baby” caused by blunt force head trauma from assault.

 

Detectives stated that the father had admitted to overly rough playing with the baby on December 28th by slamming the baby on the bed, bouncing it on his knee and shaking the baby for about four minutes.

 

The father, Robert Graham knowingly and willfully abused the baby which resulted in his death. He was arrested on January 8th, without incident at his residence and charged with Aggravated Child Abuse, F1 and Manslaughter, F2.

 

Arrested: Robert Donte Graham, DOB 11/3/91, 8128 Simpson Lane, Lakeland, Fla.


Marquell Rashad “Shad/Shard” Howard (B/M, DOB/11.28.1984, 5’10”, 160#, long dreads) is being sought by the Lakeland Police Department and U.S. Marshals for the murder of Demetrice Stacy on March 29, 2014.  On October 16, 2014, a grand jury issued an indictment on Mr. Howard for First Degree Murder, as well as a multitude of other felony charges related to the homicide. Mr. Howard continues to elude capture while a REWARD of $3,500.00 remains unclaimed.

Anyone who claims to hold credible information on the whereabouts of Mr. Howard or Mr. Andrews is urged to contact Heartland CrimeStoppers at (800) 226-TIPS, www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com, or Detective Brian Wallace at 863/834-8968.

YOU WILL REMAIN ANONYMOUS if you have information on these fugitives’ locations.