OPD bicycle squad arrests man with two ounces of marijuana

A 29-year-old man was arrested after Orlando Police Department bicycle officers spotted a vehicle parked outside of a business and discovered drugs and a loaded handgun.

According to OPD, the East Patrol Evening Squad was surveilling neighborhoods on bicycles when they spotted a vehicle with one occupant parked outside of a business on West Central Boulevard at around 1 a.m. on Thursday, April 14.

Officers questioned the occupant inside, Jabarta Moton, and eventually seized seize a loaded handgun, over two ounces of marijuana, Oxycodone, and drug paraphernalia.

Moton is being charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of more than 20 grams of cannabis, possession of THC, trafficking in Oxycodone, and violation of probation from a previous drug violation arrest.

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