REPORTS: Police In Small Florida Town Of Eustis May Have Been Targeted For Attack With Rocket-Propelled Grenade Launcher

Multiple media accounts coming out of North Central Florida say the Marion County Sheriff’s Office learned of a plot to attack the Eustis Police Department today with a rocket-propelled grenade launcher.

The alleged plot apparently was foiled over the weekend. A news conference reportedly will be held at 2:30 p.m. EDT today. The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that two arrests have been made and that 22 weapons, black powder and drugs were found during a police action. The WFTV video below shows Eustis Police Chief Fred A.M. Cobb making early remarks.

Eustis is a small city of about 19,000 in Lake County, which borders Marion County. The city’s website says the police department has 45 sworn officers and 15 additional employees. The Marion County Sheriff’s office is based in Ocala.

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