Frederick, Md. (DG) – Two men and a juvenile were taken into custody Saturday after a brief foot chase by local police.
A deputy with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office was trying to locate an Acura, with front end damage, on February 4th in New Market that had fled from an attempted traffic stop on February 3rd.
While looking for the vehicle, police saw the suspected occupants walking on Eaglehead Drive. As deputies gave commands to stop, the suspects fled and a foot pursuit started.
Deputies quickly detained Xavier Mason, 23, from Annapolis, and took him into custody. He was searched and police found narcotics. Mason told police one of the other suspects was carrying a handgun.
Police located one subject in the wooded area between Yeagertown Road and Jordan Boulevard. The third suspect was found hiding in a container in the back yard in the 5700 block of Meyer Avenue.
Police searched for the handgun, but it was not found.
Mason was charged with possession of controlled dangerous substances with intent to distribute, and obstructing and hindering.
Jamari Smith, 19, of Annapolis, was charged with conspire of controlled dangerous substances with intent to distribute, and obstructing and hindering.
The juvenile was also charged.
Smith and Mason were taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center.