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New Orleans Police arrest suspect on weapons charge

Suspect booked on weapons charge (source: NOPD) Suspect booked on weapons charge (source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

NOPD Seventh District officers arrested Trey Lee on Monday (March 6) after officer said he was seen running from police and removing a firearm.
 
At around 4:45 p.m., Seventh District officers were patrolling near the intersection of Westlake and Harbourview Drive. While in the area, officers report they observed Lee concealing a firearm in his pants pocket. As the officers tried to approach Lee, he was seen fleeing the area. Seventh District officers then gave chase.  While running, officers say they observed Lee removing and discarding a firearm and a jacket he was wearing. Lee was eventually apprehended in the 6600 block of Harbourview Drive.
 
Officers then retraced Lee's steps and say they found a .40 caliber handgun and the suspect's jacket. Inside the pockets of the jacket, officers also found small bags of green vegetable matter, which they believe to be marijuana.
 
Anyone with any other information on Trey Lee, please contact any Seventh District Detective at 504-658-6070.

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