Danny Woodcox Wiki – Danny Woodcox Biography
Danny Woodcox is a Dubuque man was arrested in Davenport Tuesday morning after allegedly stealing a gun valued at about $540.
Woodcox stole the gun from the victim’s house, and then fired two rounds from his own revolver into the air, according to an arrest affidavit.
He is 27 years old.
At about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday Davenport police officers responded to the area, on the 1500 block of Division St., and found Woodcox fleeing on foot.
Police found two firearms on his person, one of which was the recently stolen one. The other gun had its serial number scratched off, so police believe it was stolen elsewhere.
Investigation reports that the man, identified as 27-year-old Danny Woodcox of Dubuque, was at the house of a local resident when he allegedly stole a gun from their house and began firing rounds from another gun into the air.
He was then seen fleeing the area on foot by witnesses, and police began a chase. Officers in a marked squad car pulled up to him, but Woodcox reportedly continued to run away.
During the chase, Woodcox disposed of both of the guns in a local backyard before police eventually caught and arrested him. One of the guns was the one allegedly stolen from the victim, and the other was a revolver that police believe to have been stolen elsewhere, due to its filed-off serial numbers.
Woodcox was charged with 4th Degree Theft, Reckless Use of Firearm, Interference with a Weapon, two counts Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Outstanding Warrants.
No injuries or property damage were reported.
The incident is still under investigation.