Officers from the Frederick Police Department arrested a man for possessing a bag of powder cocaine.
On 02/06/2015 at approximately 7:40PM, OFC Sullivan of the Frederick Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 600 block of East Patrick Street for a traffic violation. Upon contact with the driver, identified as Otis Ricketts, OFC Sullivan smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Ricketts was then placed under arrest and upon searching the driver and the vehicle; officers located a quantity of powder cocaine inside the vehicle. Ricketts was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center.
The suspect full identification and list of charges are as follows:
Otis Ricketts (B/M, 03/30/1975)
100 block of Jonathan Street, Hagerstown MD 21740
1.Possession not marijuana
2.Possession of a controlled dangerous substance to with the intent distribute a narcotic
Related Case Number: 2015-010741
Arresting Officer: OFC Sullivan
Press Release Author: A/Sgt. M Carrado #371
PIO: Lt. Pennington (301-600-3935)