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Fla. Man "High on Xanax" Fires on Patrol Car

March 26, 2014  | 

A 20-year-old Apopka, Fla., man was arrested Tuesday after police said he admitted shooting up an Apopka police car at a 7-Eleven.

An anonymous tip led officers to Tyler Endsley, who told investigators he was high on Xanax and marijuana when he shot the patrol car with a 10-gauge shotgun about 4 a.m. Sunday, department spokesman Officer Ed Chittenden told the Orlando Sentinel.

Police arrested Endsley on charges of attempted armed robbery, use of a firearm during a felony, displaying a firearm in public and criminal mischief. They say he planned to rob the store at 1117 E. Semoran Blvd.

Security video shows someone wearing a hoodie and carrying a shotgun pacing in front of the convenience store and looking inside shortly before an Apopka police officer arrived to get coffee.

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RONALD @ 3/28/2014 6:26 AM


Ima Leprechaun @ 3/28/2014 6:30 AM

Obviously he mixed Xanax with meth or something else. Xanax is not a "high" since it is a downer and muscle relaxer. But I would be more than willing from his behavior to include meth in his diet. Florida has a huge Meth problem. all Pot is a felony in Florida and there is no misdemeanor marihuana laws. So when spring breakers come here with what is considered personal use pot in another state, in Florida it is a major felony and carries a hefty prison sentence. But this guy was on more than Xanax and pot.

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