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Posted on: September 2, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Department Makes Heroin Arrest, CR#2017-70708

Daniel Purser

Frederick, MD.-On 09/01/2017 at approximately 6:28 p.m., Off. Tom Joseph of the Frederick Police Department was on routine patrol making a check of the Sheetz convenience store parking lot located at 1600 Rosemont Avenue. During this time, Off. Joseph noticed a vehicle parked in front of the store running without anyone inside and/or near it. Eventually the driver to the vehicle exited the store and approached the vehicle. While Off. Joseph was talking with the W/M driver, later identified as Daniel Purser, he showed signs of being under the influence of an illegal drug(s). As Off. Joseph and other officers continued the investigation, heroin and other illegal drug paraphernalia were located. Purser was placed under arrest and transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center's Central Booking Unit. As of this writing, Purser is still waiting to appear before a district court commissioner. 


Case Number:

2017-70708


Arrestee:

Daniel William Purser

W/M   DOB: 05/09/1983

1000 Blk of Columbine Drive

Frederick, MD. 21701 


Arresting Officer:

Off. Jestin Tom Joseph


Press Release Author:

Sgt. Jay Brown


Departmental PIO

Ms. Michelle Bowman

(C) 240-446-4912


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