Florida man arrested for drug possession while attempting to catch Pokemon

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TAMPA (WFLA) – A man in Hillsborough County is facing drug charges after a deputy caught him playing Pokemon Go in a closed Tampa park. 

Jonathan Ortiz, 29, was found in Beacon Meadows Park after hours by a Hillsborough deputy. 

A Hillsborough deputy observed Ortiz had marijuana in plain view and also noted Ortiz was actively trying to catch a wild Pokemon.

A search of Ortiz’s vehicle yielded 3.5 grams of Cocaine, 5.5 pounds of THC Oil, and 1 pound of Marijuana.

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