Man arrested after firefighters rescue him from crane atop Orlando construction site

in Orlando News & Events


ORLANDO, Fla. – A 42-year-old man was arrested early Thursday after a construction worker spotted him crawling into a crane atop an Orlando high-rise building, police said.

Jason Garrett was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine and trespassing in a construction site.

According to Orlando city officials, an employee at the Camden Lake Eola Apartments construction site on Church Street saw a man outside the cab area of a crane located on the top floor of the building. Officials said the man crawled inside the crane but was unable to safely get down on his own.