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Police Log – 02/04/15

February 4th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

While on patrol an officer observed a vehicle being operated in the area of Grand Ave. near Oldtown Rd. with no rear plate registration illumination and the registration sticker covered.  The vehicle was stopped and the operator Robin Sturtz was contacted.  She was advised for the reason of the stop and stated that she was currently in the process of purchasing the vehicle.  The vehicle had three other passengers inside of the vehicle acting in a nervous manner.  A K-9 arrived on scene and scanned the vehicle.  The K-9 gave a positive alert for the presence of illegal narcotics inside of the vehicle.  Adam Sturtz was seated in the front passenger’s seat and was asked to exit the vehicle.  He was then searched and a hypodermic needle was located in his waistband.  A further search was conducted and a hypodermic needle loaded with heroin was located inside of his underwear.   Adam was placed under arrest and transported to PH.  It was discovered that Robin’s privilege to drive in the state of Pennsylvania was currently suspended.  She was issued a citation for this offense and released pending trial in District Court.


Adam Christopher Sturtz                       Age: 30                         Devore St., Ellerslie, MD.

Charge: Possession of Heroin, Possession of Hypodermic needle, Possession of CDS paraphernalia

Sturtz was taken for a Bond Hearing and released on his personal recognizance by the District Court Commisioner.

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