In the afternoon of 09/09/2015, officers with the Frederick Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a rental vehicle in the area of S Jefferson St and Prospect Blvd. A K-9 sniff of the vehicle was requested which resulted in a positive alert leading the driver, Gerald Lee Dorsey Jr of the 100 Blk of Willowdale Dr, to be arrested. A consent search of the passenger, Patience Nicole Simms of the 500 Blk of Lancaster Pl, revealed that she was in possession of crack cocaine. Simms was then placed under arrest as well. As a result of the search of the vehicle more crack cocaine was recovered, numerous prescription pills were recovered, additional prescription medication was recovered as well as numerous packages of synthetic cannabinoids or "Spice". A large quantity of US currency was seized from the vehicle in addition to the recovered drugs. Dorsey and Simms were later transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for further processing.
Gerald Lee Dorsey Jr
Charges: Possession of synthetic cannabinoids, Possession – not marijuana, Driving on a suspended license and privilege
Patience Nicole Simms
Charges: Possession of synthetic cannabinoids, 4 counts of possession – not marijuana, 3 counts of possession with the intent to distribute narcotics.
Case Report # 2015-073989
Arresting Officer: Cpl Kevin Meyer
Press Release Author: Cpl Kevin Meyer
PIO: Lt. Pennington