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Posted on: September 13, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest from Vehicle Collision, CR14-71882

Frederick, MD.-On 09/12/2014 at approximately 10:44pm, OFC. Steven Radke responded the intersection of South Market Street and East South Street for a single vehicle collision into a building.

Frederick, MD.-On 09/12/2014 at approximately 10:44pm, OFC. Steven Radke responded the intersection of South Market Street and East South Street for a single vehicle collision into a building. Upon arrival, OFC. Radke immediately observed that a four door sedan collided with an apartment building located at 130 South Market Street. Further the collision cause a gas line to be severed from the building. Once in contact with the driver, later identified as Martin, OFC. Radke could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from Martin’s person. After given field sobriety tests, Martin was placed under arrest and transported to Frederick Police Headquarters.

Due to the gas line break and leak, the area was shutdown to traffic operation and pedestrian movement. Frederick County Fire and Rescue personnel quickly arrived on scene and assisted with an evacuation of homes in the immediate area for safety precautions. Washington Gas personnel quickly responded to the scene and with the assistance of Frederick County Fire and Rescue personnel, the leak was contained. The area was then opened back up for normal traffic operation, pedestrian travel and persons were allowed to go back into their residence.

At the time of this press release, Martin was transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center’s central booking unit where he is awaiting an appearance before a district court commissioner.

Case Number:
2014-71882

Arrestee:
Vershurn Juawn Martin
B/M DOB:03/18/1977
8800 Blk of Sandhurst Drive
Houston, TX 77033


Charges:
Driving Under Influence
Driving Under the Influence Per Se
Driving While Impaired

Arresting Officer
OFC. Steven Radke #468

Preparing Officer:
Sgt. Jay Brown
301-600-3914

Departmental PIO:
Lt. Clark Pennington
301-600-3935

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