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Florida police chase leaves 2 in custody; police seize drugs, loaded gun and ‘sweet puppy’

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Pitbull pup comes out of the car after a police chase

A small pitbull puppy out of a vehicle involved in an Ocala, Florida police chase.

A wild police chase in Florida ended when the authorities two suspects arrested, and seized large quantities of drugs and a loaded gun and a “sweet puppy.”

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office released the body cam and dash-cam footage on Tuesday of an attempt by the police to stop a flying car on Sept. 2.

The police said the speeding black Mitsubishi not stopped, the agents initiated a pursuit. They followed the car to the car park behind Ocala Fire Rescue Station 7, where the passenger, 40-year-old Daniel Jones, threw a large bag out of the window.

Once at a stop, the driver, a 39-year-old David Lolley, and Jones were ordered to exit the vehicle. Jones can be seen holding a female pit bull puppy as he comes out of the car.

The police said that the “sweet puppy” time spent “cuddling with representatives” before they are transferred to Marion County Animal Control.

The police searched the car and found “a trafficking amount of methamphetamine, along with cocaine, ecstasy, heroin and marijuana. They also located a loaded caliber .32 Kel-Tec firearm under the passenger seat.

David Lolley (left) and Daniel Jones (right)

(Marion County Sheriff’s Office)

Lolley was also found with a number of syringes with heroin residue on his person. He claimed that he was a diabetic.

According to authorities, Lolley was charged with flight to elude, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license. Jones was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of cocaine, ecstasy, heroin and marijuana, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, in possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a concealed firearm.

Paulina Dedaj is a writer/ reporter for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter @PaulinaDedaj.

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