For Immediate Release
April 27, 2018
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla– A call in reference to a reckless driver leads to foot pursuit across six lanes of Highway 98 this afternoon.
Around lunchtime, deputies attempted a traffic stop with a vehicle on Highway 98 close to the Okaloosa County line following a call from a concerned citizen. The driver fled and ran across Highway 98. Leigh S. Cann, 32, was taken into custody. A search of the vehicle revealed a firearm, heroin, cocaine, pills, and marijuana.
Cann is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed weapon, trafficking in heroin, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of controlled substance without a prescription, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest without violence.