Man arrested on gun charges in Tallahassee

Posted at 7:24 PM, Sep 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-28 15:45:10-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Officers of the Violent Crimes Response Team arrested Timothy K. Barnes on gun charges on Wednesday, September 27 at 5:45 p.m on North Monroe Street. 

While officers were conducting a proactive patrol, they received a call from the Quality Inn regarding three men with guns. 

After conducting an on-scene investigation and developing probable cause, TPD arrested Barnes for carrying a concealed firearm, which was previously reported stolen. 

Barnes is currently in the Leon County Jail.

Barnes is facing the following charges: 

  • Carrying a Concealed Firearm Unlicensed
  • Grand Theft of a Firearm 
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 

TPD is asking anyone with information to call them at (850) 891-4200 or if they choose to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.