Monday, July 7, 2008

Drug Arrest

On July 6th , 2008 at 12:42 AM Martinsburg Police officers Derek English and
Ptlm. Scott Shelton were in the area of the Mix It Up Club located in the 300 block of Wilson Street when they saw a person urinating in public outside of the Mix It Up Club.

As they approached him they saw he had an open container of alcohol with him. Ptlm. English noticed that he had the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath when speaking to him. He was placed under arrest for having an open container of alcohol and for public intoxication.

He was arrested and patted down for weapons when one of the officers removed a large bundle of currency from his pocket and a cigarette pack. At that time the defendant grabbed the cigarette pack and the money and told the officers they could not pat him down.

The defendant continued to struggle with the officers and was subdued and then stopped resisting and was handcuffed and placed in the back of the police vehicle. Once on station a large amount of controlled substances was located upon the defendant.

Approximately 7.7 grams of Crack cocaine, 18.3 grams of Cocaine powder, and 10 Ecstasy pills were found Some of the items were individual packaged as they would be for sale. The defendant also had $4,102 in currency. All of the above items were seized as evidence.

The defendant was charged with: Possession With Intent To Deliver Crack Cocaine, Possession With Intent To Deliver Cocaine powder, and Possession With Intent To Deliver Ecstasy pills. He was processed and taken to the Eastern Regional Jail to await arraignment later in the morning.

Arrested: Christopher Darnell Alexander DOB 6 8 81 and listing an address of 1000J Heather Ridge Drive Apt. 113 Frederick Maryland.

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