Man Arrested After Police Smell Pot

The man was in a car in the parking lot of Taco Bell

Frederick, Md. (DG) – A Frederick Police Officer arrested a man on drug charges while checking on a local business.

The police officer was at a business on West Patrick Street when he smelled marijuana coming from a vehicle in the Taco Bell parking lot.

The officer made contact with the driver, Christopher Lloyd Jackson, and placed him under arrest.

Jackson was searched and police found a clear baggie of suspected cocaine in his left sock.

The car was searched and officers found heroin, cocaine, Adderall pills, marijuana, PCP, a digital scale, over $2,200 in cash, and a 9mm handgun.

Jackson is prohibited from possessing a firearm.

He was charged with possession with intent to distribute drugs, possession of drugs, possession of a firearm, and other charges.

-Dianah Gibson