“Outlaw” Arrested with Virtual Drug Store in a Bag, Could Face Life in Prison
BROOKSVILLE – Official with the Brooksville Police Department say they’ve taken an “Outlaw” off the streets who has been a long-time menace to society.
According to reports, Officers attempted a to conduct a traffic stop on a bicycle in the area of S. Broad Street and Veterans Ave. The rider, later identified as 40-year-old Desmond Jalaun Outlaw, fled on foot into a wooded area, where he concealed a bag he was carrying. Outlaw was quickly apprehended and the bag was located after a brief search.
Inside the bag, Officers located 39 Alprazolam pills, 22.4 grams of cocain, 132 grams of marijuana, 10 grams of MDMA (trafficking amount), 3.1 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and a loaded 9mm handgun.
Outlaw is charged with Trafficking in MDMA with a firearm, possession of cocaine and marijuana with intent to sell, possession of Alprazolam, meth, paraphernalia, and a firearm by a convicted felon. In addition to the drugs, Police seized over $1700 in cash. He was also charged with resisting arrest and has been booked into the Hernando County Jail.
At this time Outlaw is held on a $76,000 bond.
Outlaw has spent several years behind bars on nearly two dozen drug related charges.
Capt. Rick Hankins with the Brooksville Police Department has ask the State Attorney’s Office to classify Outlaw as a career criminal, which could lead to a life sentence for Outlaw.
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