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Felony Drug Arrest

October 25th, 2011 by WCBC Radio

On 10-24-2011, Maryland State Police was conducting speed enforcement in the area of E/B I-68 W/O Midlothian Rd. Frostburg, Allegany County Maryland.

A gold 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 pick-up truck pulling a 1983 Prowler travel trailer both with  Maryland registration  was stopped due to the travel trailer having a rear marker light and tail light that was not working along with traveling 71 in a 65 zone.    The driver was identified by his Maryland license as Robert Louis Witt, M/W, 45 years of age from Cordova Maryland. During the course of the traffic stop  a canine drug scan was requested.

There was a positive alert for the presence of narcotics inside the trailer. A search was then conducted of the trailer which resulted in a large heat sealed bag in the rear of the trailer containing marijuana along with two smoking device with marijuana residue. Witt was placed under arrest and transported to the Cumberland Barrack.

At the Cumberland Barrack the large heat sealed bag of marijuana was opened. Inside the bag was a small zip-loc baggie with 5.7 grams of Psilocybin mushrooms, a Schedule 1 narcotic and a small zip-loc baggie with 2.8 grams of marijuana. The weight of the large bag of marijuana was 468.3 grams (1.03 pounds).  Witt is currently awaiting a bond hearing in front of the Allegany County Commissioner.

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