Man arrested after off-duty cop sees drug deal - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Man arrested after off-duty cop sees drug deal

Edwynn R. King Edwynn R. King

A 23-year-old man now arrested, after an off-duty police officer witnesses a drug deal. It happened around 1:09 p.m. Thursday at East 134th and Lorenzo Avenue.

Police say Patrol Officer Karl Lloyd was visiting a relative when he noticed two men in a silver car involved in a drug transaction.  At this the officer identified himself as a police officer and attempted to arrest the men with his service weapon drawn.  During the arrest there was a struggle and Officer Lloyd's weapon discharged. Nobody was injured.

Edwynn King is now in police custody, awaiting charges.

A small amount of marijuana packaged for sale was confiscated from the suspect vehicle

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