1 arrested in disturbance that closed Vineland Road in Orlando

Situation off Vineland Road safely resolved, police tweet

One person was arrested in a disturbance that prompted Orlando police to close Vineland Road.
One person was arrested in a disturbance that prompted Orlando police to close Vineland Road.

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man was arrested on several charges in a disturbance that prompted Orlando police to close Vineland Road.

Orlando police tweeted that Vineland Road was closed south from Conroy Road and north from Radebaugh Way. The road was later reopened.

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Police said they received a call around 8:05 a.m. from a person outside an apartment in the 4600 block of Walden Circle about an ongoing disturbance with a person described as “possibly armed inside the residence.”

Officers said they arrived to find the victim was outside and already out of danger. The victim told them the suspect was still inside with access to a gun, according to police.

Shortly after 10 a.m. crisis negotiators talked the suspect, identified as 28-year-old Malcolm Moore, out of the apartment and arrested him. He was charged with kidnapping with intent to inflict harm, aggravated battery, aggravated assault with a firearm, and grand theft third-degree with a firearm and transported to the Orange County Jail, police said.

Malcolm Moore, 28. (WKMG)

Police later tweeted that the “situation off Vineland Road has been safely resolved. One arrest was made.”

Details on what led up to the incident have not been released.


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