PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – On February 12, 2019 Dfc. Barger responded to a hit and run that occurred at southbound Route 4 and Sweetwater Road in Lusby.
The victim was following the suspect and led Dfc. Barger in the area of Tomahawk Trail where the vehicle fled. With the help of Deputy Bowlan, they were able to locate the driver, identified as Denzel Akeem Watkins, 25.
Calvert Emergency Communications advised the registration from the suspect vehicle was registered to a different vehicle and stated Watkins also had a suspended license. A strong odor of raw marijuana was emanating from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed a blue pill identified as Clonazepam and a slightly burnt copper brillo pad. A search of Watkins’ person revealed a prescription bottle filled with 68 Tramadol, 23.5 Clonazepam, one penicillin and 10 aspirin. Dfc. Barger was also able to locate an additional Clonazepam and suspected marijuana less than 10 grams.
Watkins was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with multiple traffic citations as well as CDS: Possession with intent to distribute narcotics, CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana, CDS: Possession Paraphernalia.