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Baltimore man attempted to run from officers after getting caught with a gun and drugs

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Posted at 1:15 PM, Jul 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-01 13:19:25-04

BALTIMORE — Maryland Transportation Authority Police arrested a Baltimore man after he was found with a loaded gun and drugs.

On Sunday, police say officers stopped 34-year-old Orlando Rogers for speeding on I-95 in Baltimore City. They then searched Rogers car and found a large amount of suspected cocaine, heroin, and a loaded gun.

Officers placed Rogers in handcuffs, but he attempted to run from them, causing a struggle between him and police at the scene.

An investigation into the incident showed that Rogers is a convicted felon and is prohibited from possessing a gun and ammunition.

Rogers was charged with illegal possession of ammunition, possession of a weapon while engaged in drug trafficking, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, illegally removing the serial number from a firearm, drug possession and resisting arrest.