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9-Time Convicted Felon Arrested for Gun, Drug Charges in Orlando

The Orlando Police Department recently announced that members of the OPD TAC Unit arrested a 9-time convicted felon for multiple gun and drug charges after a traffic stop.

While conducting a traffic stop, officers found the driver of the vehicle to be in possession of a stolen firearm, MDMA, cannabis, and ammunition:

Officers also learned that he was a 9-time convicted felon. According to law enforcement, he was placed under arrest and charged with:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
  • Possession of Ammunition by a Convicted Felon
  • Trafficking MDMA with a Weapon
  • Possession of Cannabis Greater than 20g with a Weapon

“Thank you to our TAC Unit for continuing to work hard and remove crime guns and drugs off the street,” OPD posted.

Local crime, guns, and drugs all remain problems around Orlando and downtown under Mayor Buddy Dyer. Police remind all residents to remember, “See Something, Say Something” by calling Crimeline or 9-1-1.

You can call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477) where your information will be taken in strictest confidence. Your identity will be protected and you will never have to give your name. You will be given a confidential tip code number. Tips that lead to the felony arrest of suspects and/or the recovery of stolen property and drugs may be eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000. All tips eligible for a reward are paid to tipsters using an anonymous process. Remember, if you witness a crime in progress, you should call 911.

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