Authorities say the drugs had an estimated street value of $15,000.
Frederick, Md (KM) The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies took an individual into custody on Tuesday following a search and seizure operation. Authorities entered a residence in the 200 block of Maple Avenue in Frederick, and arrested Franklin William Randolph, 49. .
During their operation, authorities confiscated 154 baggies of crack cocaine (4.6-ounces), digital scales and $2,102.00 in cash. . The Sheriff’s Office says the cocaine has an estimated street value of $15,000.
Randolph was taken to the Adult Detention Center, charged with:
CDS: Possession-Crack Cocaine
CDS: Poss. w/intent to distribute Cocaine
CDS: Poss. w/intent to distribute Crack/Cocaine
CDS: Poss. paraphernalia (2 counts)
This was a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area operation. The Sheriff’s Office says its HIDTA partners, the Maryland State Police, Frederick Police Drug Enforcement Unit and the Brunswick Police, also participated in this operation.
Citizens who witness see or know of drug activity in their communities can report to the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Section by calling 301-600-1318, or go send an e-mail to Narcoticstaskforce@frederickcountymd.gov.
By Kevin McManus