WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- Police have arrested a dangerous felon who they say is linked to two violent incidents involving armed robbery and gunfire last weekend.
Damon Smithis suspected of anarmed robbery that occured on April 15 in the Lake Maude Park area of Winter Haven. He's also suspected in a shooting that occured over the weekend on Avenue T, NE.
On Friday, a tactical unit from the Winter Haven Police Department located and arrested Smith, who tried to flee. He was quickly apprehended without incident.
Smith has been booked into the Polk County Jail on numerous charges, including attempted second degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed firearm, and shooting into an occupied vehicle.