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Posted on: October 19, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Traffic Stop by Directed Patrol Unit Yields arrest for Possession of Drugs and DWI by Drugs

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On 10/18/2012, OFC. Anderson and Trapp were on routine patrol on in the area of S. Market and Patrick St. when they both observed a vehicle traveling the wrong way in the first block of W. Patrick St. These officer conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver of the vehicle as a Miranda Anne Johnson 09/04/1979.
Upon making contact with Ms. Johnson, OFC. Anderson could smell a strong odor of PCP emanating from the vehicle. The officers then had Ms. Johnson step from the vehicle to perform several standardized field sobriety test. Upon performing these tests it was determined that she failed to perform them to the officers satisfaction. A further search of the vehicle was performed and yielded cigarette containing suspected PCP.
Ms. Johnson was placed under arrest for Driving While Impaired by Drugs/ Driving while impaired by Controlled Dangerous Substances. She was then transported to Frederick Police Headquarter to be processes and later to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center.
Arrestee:
Miranda Anne Johnson 9/04/1979
1000 blk Columbine Dr. Frederick, MD 21701
Charges:
1. Driving wrong direction of One Way Road
2. Failure to obey traffic control device
3. Driving While Impaired by Drugs
4. Driving While Impaired by Controlled Dangerous Substance
5. Possession of PCP
6. Possession of Paraphernalia
Arresting Officer: OFC. Adam Anderson #382
Officer Preparing Release: Cpl. Charles A. Snyder #341
Case Report Number: 2012-065677
NAC: 11

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