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Posted on: April 7, 2014

[ARCHIVED] FPD Drug Enfocement Unit Arrests Subject for Large Amount

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The FPD Drug Enforcement Unit arrested Anthony Alston for possession of Cocaine in a Large Amount.

On the evening of 4-5-14, members of the Frederick Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit were conducting a narcotics investigation in the area of the Travelodge on Monocacy Blvd. Officers observed a subject, known to them as Anthony Alston, deposit trash in a public location and begin to leave. The trash was retrieved and found to contain cocaine residue and a room receipt for Travelodge.

Alston was subsequently stopped on US 70 and a quantity of money was located in the vehicle. As a result of the evidence obtained application was made for a search and seizure warrant for the room listed on the receipt, and was granted by a judge. During execution of the warrant approximately 7 ½ ounces of crack cocaine was located inside room along with Alston’s identification.

Alston was placed under arrest and transported to Central Booking where he was charged with the following:

CDS Possession Large Amount
Possession with intent to Distribute Cocaine
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of paraphernalia

Alston was given an initial bond of $200,000 by the District Court Commissioner.


Arresting Officer: DEU officer
Author of Release: SGT Corbett, 301-600-6235
NAC: 11

For Additional information contact Lt Pennington PIO 301-600-3935

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