On November 26, 2016, at approximately 2321 hours, an Officer with the Frederick Police Department Patrol Squad D, conducted a traffic stop in the area of Madison Street and Center Street for a traffic violation.
The Officer contacted the driver of the vehicle and detected a strong odor of marijuana. During a search of the vehicle the Officer located a book bag containing a loaded .44 magnum handgun, over $ 1600.00 US currency, and approximately 232.2 grams of marijuana packaged for sale.
The arrestee was identified as:
Michael John Cariola
1400Blk Taney Ave
Frederick MD 21702
Cariola was charged with the following:
Possession of CDS (drugs) with intent to distribute
CDS possession marijuana +10 grams (3 counts)
Illegal possession of a regulated firearm
Possession of a handgun in a vehicle
Possession of a firearm during drug trafficking
CDS disturbing with a firearm
Firearm possession during a felony