Police log

February 22, 2004

Three face drug charges after stings

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Police Department charged three men with drug and other charges Friday and Saturday following undercover operations by the department's Drug Enforcement Unit, according to press releases.

Dominique Isiah Smallwood, 18, no fixed address, and Shane Robert Stewart, 26, of 1365 David Lane in Frederick, were charged Saturday in an operation targeting drug use and sales in the Housing Authority Projects of the City of Frederick. They were arrested in the 100 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, the release said.

Smallwood was charged with distribution of crack cocaine, two counts of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, two counts of possession of crack cocaine and trespassing on Housing Authority property. Stewart was charged with possession of marijuana.

Police said they seized $2,000 worth of crack cocaine and more than $4,000 in cash during the arrests of Smallwood and Stewart.


Jason Lamonte Davis, 22, of 11935 Main St. in Liberty, Md., was charged in connection with several controlled purchases of crack cocaine since January, the release said..

Davis was arrested Friday night during a traffic stop following a controlled purchase in Liberty Town. Officers allege that during the traffic stop, Davis put a quantity of crack cocaine into his mouth and swallowed it. Davis was transported to Frederick Memorial Hospital and admitted overnight for treatment and observation. He was to be transported to Frederick County Central Booking for final processing upon his release from the hospital, the release said.

A warrant was issued against Davis on charges of distribution of crack cocaine, possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine and a parole violation.

Police said they seized $800 worth of crack cocaine and $960 in cash during Davis' arrest.

Funeral home reports break-in attempt

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg said someone tried to break into the John L. Agett Funeral Home in Fannett Township, Pa., sometime overnight Friday.

The culprits tried to pry open a side door to gain entrance into the facility, police said.

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