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Convicted felon arrested at Susan Street Sports Complex in Leesburg

Edward Brown
Edward Brown

A late night stroll at the Susan Street Sports Complex in Leesburg resulted in the arrest of a convicted felon.

While on patrol Tuesday night, a Leesburg police officer spotted a man standing next to a bench after the park had closed for the night.

The man was identified as 60-year-old Edward L. Brown, who is on parole for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was released Sept. 3, 2020 from a Florida prison. Brown had a glass pipe in his pocket which had a residual amount of a substance which field tested as cocaine.

Brown was arrested on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and for violating his parole . He was booked without bond at the Lake County Jail.

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