On 7/16/2015 at approximately 1501 hrs. OFF S. Long was conducting checks in the area of
16 S. Bentz St. due to complaints of alcohol and drug use in the area.
OFF Long observed a male identified as Robert Lee Dowell (DOB 4/15/57) laying face down in the grass. Officers observed beer cans near Dowell. Officers awoke Dowell and questioned him about the alcohol. Dowell was intoxicated and aggressive during questioning. Officers attempted to place Dowell under arrest at which time he pushed an Officer in the chest.
After a brief struggle on the ground, Officers gained control and placed Dowell under arrest.
Dowell was transported to Frederick County Adult Detention Center for processing.
Possessing intoxicating beverage in a public park
Assaulting a Police Officer
Resisting a Lawful Arrest
Arresting Officer: OFF S. Long#249
Author of Press Release: CPL R Carrado #386