Drug Enforcement Unit makes arrest as a result of an investigation.
On 02/19/2014, members of the Frederick Police Department's Drug Enforcement Unit were conducting an undercover operation in regards to ongoing heroin distribution. An undercover officer was contacted by an individual, identified as Elaine Palumbo, advising she would sell him heroin. Arrangements were made and Palumbo sold approximately .5 grams of heroin to an undercover officer. Immediately following the sale officers moved in and placed Palumbo under arrest.
Palumbo was transported to Central Booking for an appearance before the District Court Commissioner and charged with the following:
1. Possession of Heroin
2. Possession with intent to distribute Heroin
3. Distribution of Heroin
Arresting Officer: DEU officer
Author of Release: CPL Brown, 301-600-6254