Man charged with illegal possession of firearm, cocaine evades police

first_img WhatsApp Facebook By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 Previous articleLaVine scores 35 as Bulls beat Timberwolves 133-126 in OTNext articleNew Ways to Save Money in Your Digital Life Digital AIM Web Support Twitter Facebook WhatsApp Raymond Earl Freeman A fight erupted Monday morning at Billy’s Zodiac Club on Dixie Boulevard and one person was reportedly armed with a handgun. The Odessa Police Department was called about a large crowd physically fighting at Billy’s Zodiac Club at about 1:42 a.m. Monday. Upon arrival, officers stopped 39-year old Raymond Freeman, who was inside a vehicle. Freeman began running toward a cemetery while officers were speaking with another person, an OPD news release stated. Freeman was detained on the north side of the cemetery and reportedly had a handgun and 4.3 grams of cocaine in his possession. Computer checks on Freeman revealed that he has five prior felony convictions as well as a 2003 evading conviction in Ector County. Freeman was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, a third-degree felony, unlawful carrying of a weapon on a premise that sells alcoholic beverages, a third-degree felony, possession of a controlled substance, a second-degree felony, and evading arrest and detention with a previous conviction, a state jail felony. He has four bonds totaling $107,500 and remains in custody as of Monday afternoon, jail records show.center_img TAGS  Pinterest Pinterest Twitter Local News Man charged with illegal possession of firearm, cocaine evades policelast_img read more