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Posted on: March 13, 2014

[ARCHIVED] DEU Arrests Two for Distribution of Heroin

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On the morning of 3/5/2014, the Frederick Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) received information about an unreported heroin overdose from the night before. The same day, the DEU planned and executed a "buy/bust" operation with the suspected dealer.

The target of the operation, identified as Ashley Renee Dewitt, DOB 9/8/1991, sold a quantity of heroin to an undercover officer. She was accompanied by a second subject later identified as Daniel Alexander Russell, DOB 5/18/1982. Russell assisted Dewitt with the transaction.

The DEU arrested Dewitt and Russell, and charged both with the following charges:

1. Distribution of heroin,
2. Conspiracy to distribute heroin,
3. Possession with the intent to distribute heroin,
4. Conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute heroin,
5. Possession of heroin, and
6. Conspiracy to possess heroin.

Russell was also charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams.

Dewitt lives in the 500 block of Sage Hen Way in Frederick. Russell lives in the 500 block of Logan Street.

Both arrestees were taken to the detention center for further processing.

Author of Release: SGT Corbett 301-600-6235
Arresting Officer: DEU officer
Case report number: 14-015850

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