GUN, HEROIN, COCAINE LOCATED FOLLOWING FOOT PURSUIT WITH RECKLESS DRIVER
For Immediate Release
April 27, 2018
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla– A call in reference to a reckless driver leads to foot pursuit across six lanes of Highway 98 this afternoon.
Around lunchtime, deputies attempted a traffic stop with a vehicle on Highway 98 close to the Okaloosa County line following a call from a concerned citizen. The driver fled and ran across Highway 98. Leigh S. Cann, 32, was taken into custody. A search of the vehicle revealed a firearm, heroin, cocaine, pills, and marijuana.
Cann is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed weapon, trafficking in heroin, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of controlled substance without a prescription, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest without violence.
Reckless driver call leads to foot pursuit across six lanes of Highway 98. Search of the vehicle reveals firearm, heroin, cocaine, pills and marijuana. Leigh Cann, 32, was taken into custody. He's also a convicted felon. #BUSTED@weartv @WJHG_TV @WMBBTV @nwfdailynews @WZEPAM1460 pic.twitter.com/pHGewm59AY
— Walton Co. Sheriff (@WCSOFL) April 28, 2018