Teen fled as police approached him
Urbana, Md. (DG) – The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested a teenager armed with a gun at the Urbana Carnival.
On Friday night at 9:30 PM, deputies working at the Urbano Carnival saw a black male teenager wearing a shoulder bag that had an outline of a handgun. When deputies approached the teen he fled.
Police quickly apprehended 19-year-old Marquis Desade Scottland from Hagerstown and took him into custody.
When Scottland’s shoulder bag was searched, it was empty. Police searched the area and found a handgun in a grassy field nearby.
Scottland was taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center and charged with numerous offenses including illegal possession of a regulated firearm, transportation of a weapon, possession with intent to distribute prescription medication, and failure to obey lawful order.