Man identified in Annapolis murder

Posted: 8:00 PM, Feb 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-08 06:15:41-05

Annapolis Police have identified the suspect in the January 30th homicide in the 700 block of Newtowne Drive as 20 year-old Carlos Simms.

Simms was charged with first and second degree murder of 20-year-old Jordan Davis.

He has also be charged with use of a firearm in a felony or violent crime, first and second degree assault, reckless endangerment, handgun on person, possession of a firearm minor, and seven counts of conspiracy to commit various related charges. 

Simms is currently held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.

"As senseless and unfortunate as this crime was, our detectives worked around the clock to identify and charge Simms," said Chief Michael Pristoop of the Annapolis Police Department.  "We will work with our State's Attorney's Office to effectively prosecute him and anyone else responsible."


Detectives continue to investigate this crime and urge anyone with information to contact them at 410-260-3439.