One Man Arrested In Overdose Death

Authorities  say he  was responsible for selling fentanyl to the victim.


Frederick, Md (KM) An arrest was made Tuesday in connection with a fatal overdose last year. Anthony Dale Davidson., 26, of Frederick is charged with narcotics offenses related to fentanyl. . .

The Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a fatal overdose at a hotel/motel  in Frederick County in September, 2018 . Detectives with the Narcotics Investigation Section began looking into the circumstances surrounding the overdose. An autopsy on the victim revealed the cause of death as fentanyl and alcohol intoxication. Davidson was developed as a the person who sold  the fentanyl to the victim. . .

In consultation with the State’s Attorney’s Office, the Sheriff’s Office says Davidson was indicted on distribution of fentanyl, possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, possession with intent to distribute a fentanyl mix, and possession of fentanyl. Authorities served Davidson with an outstanding arrest warrant related to the indictment.

In a statement, the Sheriff’s Office says its Narcotics Investigation Section and its  High Intensity Drug Trafficking area partners are committed to combating the possession and distribution of illegal narcotics in Frederick County. Citizens can report information or tips to the Narcotics Investigation Section at any time  by calling 301-600-7180. They can also remain anonymous and call 301-600-1318. , or send in their tips and information by e-mail to [email protected].


By Kevin McManus