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Orlando Officers Spot Driver Concealing Bag of White Powdery Substance

The Orlando Police Department announced a drug trafficking arrest after methamphetamine, cocaine and pills were recovered when downtown bike officers spotted a driver concealing drugs.

On July 29th, Orlando police officers approached a vehicle located at West Pine Street. Police say an officer immediately saw the driver start concealing a plastic bag of a white powdery substance and an orange pill bottle. Probable cause was established to search the vehicle.

In a small backpack, at the driver’s feet, the officers located 400g of Methamphetamine, 24g of Cocaine, 38 Trazedone pills (Controlled Substance), and 8g of THC wax:

The defendant was charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamines and other drug related charges.

“Great job by our Downtown Bike Officers,” OPD posted.

Under Mayor Buddy Dyer, local crime, guns, and drugs all remain problems around Orlando and downtown. 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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