Dittmer man arrested and charged with vehicle theft and more

(Dittmer) Earlier this month, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 21-year-old Dittmer man for stealing a motor vehicle and setting it on fire. Lieutenant Matt Moore says Davon Yount is believed to be a persistent offender as he is wanted in several other vehicle theft cases.

Yount is charged with one count of Tampering with a Motor Vehicle-1st Degree and Knowingly Burning a vehicle. He is being held at the Jefferson County Jail with a $50,000 cash-only bond.