Fugitive Avoids Arrest After Vehicle Pursuit – DRAMATIC VIDEO/AUDIO
BROOKSVILLE – Detectives with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office say they were unable to apprehend 31-year-old Leandre J. Wright, a convicted felon, who is wanted on several drug related charges.
According to officials, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Vice and Narcotics detectives executed a search warrant at 236 B Street in Brooksville. The search warrant is a result of a lengthy narcotics investigation.
Pursuant to the search warrant, detectives discovered items and paraphernalia that indicated the manufacturing of crack cocaine. Along with these items, detectives discovered 108.56 grams of crack cocaine, 28.04 grams of marijuana, two handguns, and $10,000 in U.S. currency.
Upon arrival of detectives, Wright fled in a vehicle and is currently still at large. At this time, Wright has active felony warrants for his arrest. The charges are as follows:
* Trafficking in Cocaine (2 counts)
* Unlawful Use of Two-Way Communication Device
* Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The warrants are a result of previous undercover operations involving Hernando County detectives.
While en route to the scene, RNRF captured audio of the chase as it was occurring. CLICK HERE TO WATCH A SHORT VIDEO AND LISTEN TO DRAMATIC AUDIO OF THE INCIDENT.
Wright is currently listed as a Crime Stoppers Wanted Fugitive. If you know his whereabouts, please contact the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office at 352-754-6830.
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