NAMPA - A Nampa man on probation for a run-in with authorities that led to him getting shot by a deputy was booked into the Canyon County Jail Wednesday on drug and other charges.
Nampa police said its Special Investigation Unit tried to serve an arrest warrant on 36-year-old Michael Lance Davis of Nampa at around 3:14 p.m. He was wanted on two counts of delivery of a controlled substance stemming from an ongoing investigation by the Special Investigation Unit.
Patrol units were called in after investigators saw Davis driving near Southside Boulevard and East Greenhurst Road.
When the patrol units tried to stop Davis, he accelerated and tried to flee. Police said at one point Davis appeared to attempt to ram one of the marked police cars. He lost control, crashed into a power pole and was arrested after a short foot pursuit.
A Nampa K-9 alerted police to the presence of illegal drugs in the vehicle Davis was driving. Officers found two loaded firearms, a bag of methamphetamine, scales, drug ledgers, and more than $2,000 in cash.
Police said Davis was released from custody to probation in February 2017 after serving a prison sentence for aggravated assault and battery on law enforcement. In 2012, he was involved with an incident that led to him being shot by a Canyon County Deputy.
Davis was booked on the warrants, felony eluding and other charges.