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Drug Arrest In Frostburg

April 26th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

On Friday,  at approximately 9:22 p.m., Cpl. N. Costello, initiated a traffic stop after observing a vehicle fail to yield the right-of-way to another vehicle at an intersection on Center Street. The officer found three occupants inside the vehicle, and detected an odor of suspected marijuana from within the vehicle. Cpl. R. Grimm and Ptl. A. Zapf responded to the scene to assist.

The officers performed a search of the vehicle and occupants. In searching the driver, who was identified as Dennell Eric Hines, 19, of Fort Washington, MD, officers located a baggie containing approximately fifteen (15) grams of suspected marijuana in Hines’ pants leg. Hines also did not have a driver’s license.

Hines was placed under arrest and charged with possession of marijuana, driving without a driver’s license, and failure to stop & yield right-of-way at an intersection.

Hines was taken before a District Court Commissioner and was released on his own recognizance.

 

Frostburg State University Police also assisted at the scene of the stop.

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