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Posted on: March 9, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Arrest Two on Heroin and Cocaine Related Charges (SCT)

Underwood and Rimel.jpg

The Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team arrested a man and woman for heroin, cocaine and related paraphernalia

On 03-08-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of 343 Field Point Boulevard, in Frederick City.

Officers contacted the occupants of the vehicle and observed paraphernalia related to the usage of heroin in plain view. Based on the observations of the officers, both occupants were placed under arrest and identified as, James Alfred Underwood 4th and Hilary Patricia Rimel.

During a search of Underwood, officers located a syringe, used for the injection of heroin, on his person. During a search of the vehicle Underwood and Rimel were observed in, officers located a soda can with heroin residue, a makeshift tourniquet used during the injection process and an additional syringe. Additionally, in the purse of Rimel, a straw containing suspected cocaine was recovered.

Underwood and Rimel were transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.


Charged:

James Alfred Underwood, 4th
(left photograph)
08-29-1988
1800 blk of Cyril Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Hilary Patricia Rimel
(right photograph)
01-13-1989
800 blk of Warfield Drive N
Mt. Airy, MD 21771

Charges (Underwood):
(1) Count of Possession of Heroin
(2) Counts of Possession of Paraphernalia (related to heroin)
(2) Counts of Possession of Controlled Paraphernalia (syringe used for heroin)

Charges (Rimel):
(1) Count of Possession of Heroin
(1) Count of Possession of Cocaine
(2) Counts of Possession of Paraphernalia (related to heroin/cocaine)
(1) Count of Possession of Controlled Paraphernalia (syringe used for heroin)

Case#: 2016-016433
Incident Type: Suspicious Vehicle
Location: 343 Field Point Boulevard
Arresting Officer: OFF Justin Thomas, OFC Christopher Prior (SCT)
Author of release: Sgt. Jon Holler @ 301-600-6388 or joholler@frederickmdpolice.org

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