86.1 F
Friday, June 18, 2021

Leesburg man arrested after caught with pills his doctor refused to prescribe for him

David Wayne McLeod
David Wayne McLeod

A Leesburg man was arrested after he was caught with pills his doctor refused to prescribe for him.

David Wayne McLeod Jr., 35, was driving a red pickup truck at 7:39 p.m. Thursday in Eustis when he was pulled over for a non-functioning taillight, according to an arrest report from the Eustis Police Department.

A marijuana blunt was found in the truck’s ashtray, but McLeod indicated he has a medical marijuana card. The officer reminder McLeod that he could not smoke marijuana while operating a vehicle.

A search of the truck turned up 14 Xanax pills. McLeod admitted he did not have a prescription, and said his doctor had refused to prescribe the drug for him. However, McLeod had a bottle of Oxycodone which had been prescribed for him.

He was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. He was booked at the Lake County Jail and released after posting $2,000 bond.

His mother arrived at the scene of his arrest and drove his pickup home.

Most Popular

More articles

James A. Moore, Sr.

James Moore was also past president of the Florida Seedsmen and Garden Supply Association and a member of the Southern Seedsmen’s Association.

Donation will allow foster children to attend summer program  

Thanks to generous gifts from the Mount Dora Community Trust and the W.T. Bland Jr. Charitable Trust, 20 children from the Guardian ad Litem program in Lake County will be able to attend Lake-Sumter State College’s Kids College this summer.

Subscribe Today

Follow Us