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PRESS RELEASE

INCIDENT:           Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance Not Marijuana

Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance

DATE / TIME:        12/11/2017 @ 2147hrs.

LOCATION:          E/B Rt. 50 @ Cox Neck Road Chester, MD

VICTIM:                N/A

ARREST:               Jacob Whaland Edwards 23yo male of Centreville, MD

DETAILS:   While on patrol Dep. Dickey observed a pickup truck that violated several traffic laws and was subsequently pulled over in the area of Rt. 50 and Cox Neck Road.  Upon making contact with the Driver Jacob Edwards, there were several indications that he was driving under the influence.  Edwards admitted to taking prescription pills and prescription pills were located inside the vehicle.  He was placed under arrest for Driving under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, and several traffic violations.  He was held on a temporary commitment at the Queens Anne’s County Detention Center.

DEPUTY:  S. Dickey

CASE: 17-36856