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Convicted felon arrested after being found with gun, drugs in Tallahassee

Posted at 9:00 AM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 09:04:44-04

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.