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Posted on: November 30, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police-Traffic Stop leads to Felony Drug Arrest with a Handgun (Patrol)

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On November 26, 2016, at approximately 2321 hours, an Officer with the Frederick Police Department Patrol Squad D, conducted a traffic stop in the area of Madison Street and Center Street for a traffic violation.

The Officer contacted the driver of the vehicle and detected a strong odor of marijuana. During a search of the vehicle the Officer located a book bag containing a loaded .44 magnum handgun, over $ 1600.00 US currency, and approximately 232.2 grams of marijuana packaged for sale.


The arrestee was identified as:

Michael John Cariola

W/M DOB:10/02/1992

1400Blk Taney Ave

Frederick MD 21702


Cariola was charged with the following:

Possession of CDS (drugs) with intent to distribute

CDS possession marijuana +10 grams (3 counts)

Illegal possession of a regulated firearm

Possession of a handgun in a vehicle

Possession of a firearm during drug trafficking

CDS disturbing with a firearm

Firearm possession during a felony

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