Forks woman arrested for threats with a firearm

On May 15 shortly after 9 a.m. Clallam County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence located near Merchants Road, Forks, for a report of a residential burglary.

The reporting party stated a family member had unlawfully entered her house and taken the keys to her truck along with two handguns. Dispatch notified responding Deputies that the homeowner reported the suspect had pointed one of the handguns at her and threatened to shoot her.

Deputies arrived at the residence a short time later and spoke to the victim. The Forks woman who had threatened the homeowner with a firearm was identified as being 22-year-old Forks resident, Shayla Sue Davis. Davis had left the residence prior to the arrival of Deputies on a 3-wheeled pedal bike.

A search of the area for Davis was conducted by members of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office, the Forks Police Department, the La Push Police Department, Quileute Fish and Wildlife, and a member of Washington State Fish and Wildlife Department.

Davis was later located in the City of Forks and was taken into custody without incident just before 10 a.m. When Davis was arrested, she was in possession of the handguns she had stolen from the residence.

Clallam County Deputies arrested Shayla Davis for Burglary First Degree RCW 9A.52.020, Assault Second Degree Domestic Violence RCW 9A.36.021, Two counts of Theft of a Firearm RCW 9A.56.300, Custodial Interference first degree RCW 9A.40.060, and Motor Vehicle Theft RCW 9A.56.065. Davis was transported to the Clallam County Jail where she was booked into jail on the charges. The circumstances of this case are currently under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.

CASE No: 2023-9291