Keith Leroy Harrod, 49

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – On October 23, 2021, Deputy Dymond attempted conducted a traffic stop along southbound Rt. 4 just prior to Rt. 231 in Prince Frederick, MD for a vehicle nearly stalled in the roadway.

The operator of the vehicle failed to respond to the deputy’s emergency equipment and attempt to effect a traffic stop. The vehicle eventually came to a stop on top of the median. Contact was made with the driver, Keith Leroy Harrod, 49 of St. Leonard, MD, who was unresponsive to deputy’s commands.

Upon making contact with the driver, a strong odor of PCP was emitting from the vehicle.

A probable cause search was conducted and a single partially smoked cigarette dipped in what appeared to be Phencyclidine (PCP) was discovered in the driver’s side door.

Harrod was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance – Not Marijuana, Driving Vehicle While Impaired by a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Negligent Driving and other traffic related offenses.