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Orlando Police Foot Patrol Search Finds Cannabis, Firearm Downtown

Recently, Orlando Police Department TAC Officers were on foot patrol in the downtown area. According to law enforcement, the police officers observed an occupied vehicle in the parking lot located at N. Garland Ave and W. Washington St.

Upon approach, officers observed an open carry of a firearm. Contact was made with the subject and he was secured without incident. A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed 8.1 grams of cannabis and the firearm:

OPD said the subject was arrested and charged accordingly.

With local crime, guns, violence and drugs all remaining problems around Orlando and downtown under Mayor Buddy Dyer, OPD reminds 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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