TPD Make DVD Counterfeiting Bust

By: TPD Release
By: TPD Release

Tallahassee, Florida - 6-13

On Friday June 10, 2011 members of the Tallahassee Police Department’s Community Policing Unit (COPPS) were responding to neighborhood complaints of illegal drug sales in the area of Holton and Osceola Streets, in the Bond Neighborhood. An individual, later determined to be Terrance Lindsay, was observed in possession of a large quantity of DVDs and was selling them to other individuals in the area. After some time, Lindsay entered a vehicle and drove out of the area. He was then contacted by officers and found to be in possession of 180 DVDs including several popular movie titles, which had been copied. Officers verified the DVDs did contain movies and the DVDs were impounded as evidence. The subject was arrested and transported to the Leon County Jail.

Arrested:
Terrance Lindsay, black male, 8/22/1979
Possessing Counterfeit Audio/Visual Articles in Excess of Seven and Driving While License Suspended/Revoked/Habitual


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  • by d Location: tally on Jun 14, 2011 at 07:49 AM
    check out the flea market, we bought a bootleg movie for our kid, not knowing it was a fake. I found that you can tell by the logos on the movie case, they use the bar code from another movie and print the picture on the paper but this time they forgot to change the movie name right above the scanner part. The DVD and disney logos are fake too...
  • by Truco Location: Havana on Jun 14, 2011 at 05:08 AM
    This is really getting out of control. They should install robotic cameras to catch all of those people selling bootlegs!
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      by Anon on Jun 14, 2011 at 06:04 AM in reply to Truco
      She be profilin'! Nothin' but a thang.
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      by SH88 on Jun 14, 2011 at 07:57 AM in reply to Truco
      What?
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        by Anon on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:01 AM in reply to SH88
        It ain't nothin' but a thang, dog! Got no Crabbage comin' in! Word! Got no flow, got no commodities! No retail, no funds. No funds, no criminal activities!!
  • by Jeremy Location: Tallahassee on Jun 14, 2011 at 05:04 AM
    Glad to know the robbery task force is on it's toes and finally caught someone...
  • by Diamond Location: Tallahassee on Jun 13, 2011 at 07:28 PM
    Try save-a-lot parking lot by citi trend
  • by Bootleg Location: DVDs on Jun 13, 2011 at 02:19 PM
    All they have to do is pull up to any gas station on Lake Bradford road and they would fill the jail
  • by Brutal Location: Capital City, Florida on Jun 13, 2011 at 02:11 PM
    KF, and DTH: You have problems! You are out-of-control. You suggest nothing is wrong. Show all-of-us! Teach us why it is okay to pirate a dvd? I will be waiting! Show me! I am patient, but not forever!
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      by Hey on Jun 14, 2011 at 09:30 AM in reply to Brutal
      Keep waiting. Do you really think you are that important? Just like this arrest, trying to teach you would be a waste a time.So keep waiting, forever.
  • by Anonymous on Jun 13, 2011 at 01:41 PM
    Wait until the MPAA gets done with you. at $30,000 a piece that comes to a $54,000,000 payday for the MPAA just for copyright infringement.
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      by Get real on Jun 13, 2011 at 03:07 PM in reply to
      I am sure this individual will have the 54,000,000.00 to pay them. Try living in reality...
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        by Anonymous on Jun 13, 2011 at 04:59 PM in reply to Get real
        I did not set the limit for the copyright infringement. In reality (where I live) it is the MPAA and the RIAA that go after these guys, not me.
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        by Reality on Jun 14, 2011 at 09:59 AM in reply to Get real
        No, but the "value" of his crime will result in much more time.
  • by Trell on Jun 13, 2011 at 01:37 PM
    Why is this news? More than 7 bootleg DVDs and a suspended license... Thats half the population of the city....lol
  • by DTH Location: Tallahassee on Jun 13, 2011 at 01:18 PM
    TAKE HIS VEHICLE AND AUCTION IT OFF: We need to teach those Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License that they are NOT supposed to be Driving. Even if the Vehicle is NOT His, Take it and Auction it off anyway. That will teach the Owner never to let anyone else Drive their Vehicle.
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      by kevin on Jun 14, 2011 at 04:54 AM in reply to DTH
      is that necessary? why do you get on all these and comment about it? some stuff you really dont even gotta say.
  • by KF on Jun 13, 2011 at 01:06 PM
    YOU GO COPPS GLAD TO SEE THESE HORRIBLE CRIMINALS OFF THE STREETS. I FEEL A LOT SAFER NOW THAT HAD ARRESTED THIS MAN. THANK YOU.
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      by hello on Jun 14, 2011 at 04:03 AM in reply to KF
      oh yea we are much safer since this man that sells dvd's is such a threat. oh god no he just throw a dvd at me oh god no call the police he is a threat.
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        by Anonymous on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:16 AM in reply to hello
        you sound mad, was he your DVD man?
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