The Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit arrested a male after seizing 150 grams of marijuana
On 12-21-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit came into contact with a suspicious vehicle in the area 208 Appleton Place, in Frederick City, after observing the vehicle’s rear hatch open while it appeared unoccupied. The location in which the vehicle was parked has been a target of thefts from motor vehicles in the past.
When officers approached the vehicle, a male was observed accessing the area of the trunk. Officers attempted to make contact with the male, who was later identified as, Michael Andre Allen. Allen was observed securing the rear hatch before moving to the driver’s side of the vehicle. Officers identified themselves and asked Allen for identification.
While in close proximity to Allen, Officers smelled the odor of fresh marijuana coming from his person, which led officers to place Allen under arrest. While trying to take Allen into custody, Allen threw an unknown item at one of the officers and then resisted the officers’ efforts to handcuff him. Once Allen was handcuffed, he was searched incident to arrest. This search yielded approximately 38 grams of marijuana and currency on Allen’s person. A search of the vehicle that Allen was initially observed accessing revealed an additional 112 grams of marijuana. Also inside the vehicle were multiple cell phones, a digital scale and packaging material consistent with the packaging material used to package the marijuana found on Allen’s person. In addition, this vehicle was found to be registered to Allen.
Due to the contraband located, to include the currency, digital scale, sandwich baggies and the amount of marijuana seized, Allen was subsequently charged with the possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) with the intent to distribute.
Allen was transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.
Michael Andre Allen
200 blk of Deer Meadow Lane
(1) Count of Possession of Marijuana
(1) Count of Possession with Intent to Distribute (Marijuana)
(1) Count of Assault
(1) Count of Resisting Arrest
Incident Type: Suspicious Vehicle
Location: 208 Appleton Place, Frederick, Md
Arresting Officers: Det. Prior/ Det. Thomas
Author of release: Det. Justin Thomas
Public Information Contact: Michele Bowman at 301-600-2091 or 240-446-4912