Tallahassee Police make arrest of a stolen vehicle from New Orleans

GENERIC — Tallahassee Police Department logo and crime scene tape
GENERIC — Tallahassee Police Department logo and crime scene tape(MGN)
Published: Dec. 20, 2022 at 9:45 PM EST
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -The Tallahassee Police Department arrested a man Tuesday morning during a traffic stop after learning the car was stolen from New Orleans.

A police officer conducted a traffic stop around 4 a.m. after observing a car make an illegal U-Turn at the intersection of North Monroe Street and I-10.

Officers discovered during the stop the driver, 28-year-old Juwan Brown, had an active Seminole County warrant and the car had been reported stolen out of New Orleans.

While searching the car, officers found a small bag containing fentanyl and a bag of cannabis that also tested positive for the presence of fentanyl.

TPD says Brown was arrested for outstanding warrants, grand theft of a motor vehicle and possession of a controlled substance.