TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A Florida convicted felon is back behind bars after police found him in possession of a gun and drugs at a Tallahassee gas station.
According to police, the Tallahassee Police Department’s Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving Squad (COPPS) was conducting a proactive patrol on Saturday around 1:40 a.m.
While addressing citizen complaints of criminal activity in the area of West Orange Avenue and Springhill Road, officers observed a man carrying a firearm in the parking lot of the Marathon Gas Station on West Orange Avenue.
The suspect was identified as 28-year-old Corey Robinson.
TPD says an on-scene investigation was conducted by officers who found a loaded 9mm handgun and 32 pills of MDMA (Ecstasy) in the Robinson’s possession.
During the investigation, it was also discovered that Robinson is a Florida Convicted Felon.
Police say he was arrested on charges related to possession of a gun and drugs.
As of Monday, Robinson is being held at the Leon County Detention Facility.