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Former Florida lawmaker Al Jacquet arrested in Haiti: Police

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A Florida lawmaker who was disciplined soon after utilizing a gay slur against a political rival and who dropped re-election previously this 12 months was taken into custody in Haiti on a weapons demand, law enforcement reported Thursday. Situations of his arrest were a thriller.

A police official in the coastal group of Miragoâne, who declined to be discovered, mentioned previous Rep. Al Jacquet, 40, D-Palm Beach, was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon.

The law enforcement official stated an investigation was underway, and the circumstance has moved from the interest of local police to that of the national government. He could not say whether or when Jacquet may be launched from custody.

A image circulating on social media confirmed Jacquet’s expired driver’s license, condition legislative ID card, a Glock 9mm pistol, publications and spare ammunition. Information and facts on the driver’s license matches documentation from a recent traffic

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