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Posted on: May 31, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Distracted driving stop leads to felony drug arrest

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In the late evening of 05/30/16, an officer with the Frederick Police Department Patrol Division conducted a traffic stop on a subject for using hands to operate a cell phone while driving a motor vehicle. Upon contacting the driver, Matthew Tyler Christensen of the Unit Blk of Contour Rd, the odor of marijuana could be smelled coming from the passenger compartment of the vehicle. When questioned about the odor, Christensen produced a small bag of marijuana and gave it to the officer. Christensen was placed under arrest and the vehicle was searched. Inside the vehicle officers recovered over 100 grams of additional marijuana in addition to packaging equipment and a digital scale. Officers also recovered LSD, Viagra pills and MDMA from the vehicle. Christensen was then transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for further processing.

Arrestee: Matthew Tyler Christensen
DOB: 02/18/1990
Charges: Possession w/ Intent to distribute marijuana, Possession of marijuana, Possession w/ Intent to distribute LSD, Possession of LSD, Possession w/ Intent to distribute MDMA, Possession of MDMA, Possession of Viagra, Possession of paraphernalia.

Case Report # 2016-038046
Arresting Officer: OFC Jansson
Press Release Author – Cpl Kevin Meyer

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