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Brooksville Man Nabbed on Various Drug Charges Following Short Pursuit

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On 06-08-2020 at 2:42 a.m., deputies responded to the area of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Twigg Street in Brooksville in reference to a report of a shooting in the area.

Witnesses reported seeing a man driving a red Honda Pilot down Twigg Street shooting a gun out of the driver’s side window.

Upon arrival, deputies quickly located the suspect’s vehicle and attempted to initiate a traffic stop.

The driver, later identified as Kenneth Mason B/M DOB/05-03-1986, proceeded to flee from deputies.

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Mason drove his vehicle into a grassy field in an attempt to escape. Mason subsequently lost control of his vehicle and collided with a parked vehicle. Mason continued on to the intersection of Sarah F. Davis Drive and School Street at a high rate of speed. Mason, again, lost control of his vehicle and collided with a light pole and another parked vehicle.

Mason then exited his vehicle and attempted to run away. Deputies quickly apprehended Mason

Upon searching the suspect’s vehicle deputies located a backpack containing 2.3 grams of ecstasy, 8.1 grams of cocaine, and 75 grams of marijuana.

Numerous plastic baggies were also found scattered throughout the vehicle.

A K-9 unit was able to locate a handgun in a nearby wooded lot.

Mason has a lengthy criminal history with numerous narcotics-related arrests. He is also a convicted felon.

Mason was charged as follows:

– Flee and Elude an Officer
– Resisting an Officer without Violence
– Possession of a Firearm by a Felon
– Possession of Cocaine
– Possession Ecstasy
– Possession of Ecstasy with intent to sell
– Possession of Marijuana with intent to sell
– Knowingly Driving on a Suspended license
– Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

His bond was set at $31,000.

Leslie Stein
Leslie Stein
Leslie Stein has over 35 years experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist working with neurologically impaired adults. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of South Florida in Speech Pathology.
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