On 5/28/14 at about 9PM, while responding to a complaint of suspicious activity in the area of Yellow Springs Rd and Old Farm Drive, a member of the Frederick Police Department's Drug Enforcement Unit observed a man in a parking lot in that area. The officer approached the man and requested identification. When the man removed his ID from his pocket, he also dropped a baggie of suspected marijuana. The officer informed the man he would be issuing a criminal citation for possession of the marijuana, and asked if he had anything else on his person. At that, the man removed a baggie of suspected cocaine from his pocket as well. The man was arrested and taken to Central Booking.
Author of Release: SGT Corbett 301-600-6235
Arresting Officer: DEU officer
Department PIO: LT Pennington 301-600-3935
Arrestee: Derrick Scott Monroe, 9/16/1975, 2100 block Whitehall Rd, Frederick MD
Charges: Possession Marijuana, Possession Cocaine
Case #: 14-039684