They also confiscated large quantities of illegal narcotics.
Frederick, Md (KM) It’s been a busy year so far for area troopers. Maryland State Police say between January 1st and April 1st of this year, troopers at the Frederick Barrack arrested 111 adults and one juvenile for drug-related offenses. These occurred during traffic stops and other calls for service.
As a result, 629 capsules containing suspected heroin or crack cocaine were confiscated.
State Police say 475 grams of heroin, 204 grams of cocaine, 91 grams of PCP, 13 grams of methamphetamine and 8 kilograms marijuana were seized.
16 of those individuals who were arrested were driving under the influence of drugs, or a combination of drugs and alcohol, State Police say.
“We are working to improve community safety by conducting thorough roadside investigations and focus on eliminating illegal drugs being transported into our communities,” says Lt. Stephan Johnson, commander of the Maryland State Police Frederick Barrack, in a statement. .
By Kevin McManus