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Posted on: February 15, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Street Crimes Unit Arrests Crack Cocaine Dealer

Spencer, Richard

Officers with the Street Crimes Unit where working in the 1500 block of W Patrick St. While there they observed two subjects arrive in separate vehicle and meet in a commercial parking lot.

On 02-14-18, at approximately 9:30 pm, officers with the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit where working in the 1500 block of W Patrick St. While there they observed two subjects arrive in separate vehicles and meet in a commercial parking lot.

Based upon the officer’s observations it was believed that an illegal drug transaction had occurred. Both subjects were stopped after leaving the parking lot. During the search of the subjects money and crack cocaine were recovered. Richard Thomas Spencer Jr was arrested and taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for processing.

Spencer was charged with the following crimes: Possession of Crack Cocaine, Possession with the Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine and Distribution of Crack Cocaine.


Arrestee: Richard Thomas Spencer Jr

                  DOB 05-25-1977

                  Frederick, MD


Case Report Number: 2018-015470

Author of Release: SGT Jonathan Shatlock

Public Information Contact: Michele Bowman 301-600-2091

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