Man Wanted On Two Outstanding Warrants Arrested in Frederick

He tried to drive away, but was detained by officers.                                                                            Duane Mason


Frederick, Md (KM) A man wanted for two outstanding warrants was taken into custody on Wednesday evening in Frederick.

Police say at around 7:43 PM, officers with the Street Crimes Unit saw Duane David Mason is a vehicle in the 100 block of South Market Street. He had an arrest warrant from the US Marshals Service for violating his probation for a human trafficking of minors offense, and one from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear in court.

Officers moved in to arrest Mason, but he put his car in reverse and backed down South Market Street.  Police surrounded his car and took him into custody.

Authorities say after arresting Mason, they found quantities of heroin and crack cocaine in his vehicle which was packaged for street sale.

Mason was taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center where he was served with both warrants. He’s also expected to be charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin and crack cocaine. .



By Kevin McManus