Man flees from trooper during traffic stop in Orange County, officials say
FHP: Man found, bitten by K-9 after fleeing
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A man fled from a trooper after a traffic stop Friday evening in Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
A trooper attempted to stop a 1993 Toyota Camry for multiple traffic violations at 8:30 p.m. Officials said the car was heading west on Colonial Drive at Pine Hills Road.
The driver, Andre Fairley, pulled into a parking lot and provided the trooper with fraudulent information about who he was, officials said.
Fairley then fled the traffic stop on foot. Officials said the trooper gave chase on foot and got into a physical altercation with him.
Fairley was shocked with a stun gun, but was able to continue fleeing from the trooper, officials said. With the assistance from other troopers and a K-9 from the Orange County Sheriff's Office, Fairley was found and bitten by the K-9.
Fairley was taken to Health Central and cleared medically. He was then arrested and taken to the Orange County Jail.
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