March 22, 2011

Gaithersburg Man Arrested After "Crab Walking"

A 27-year-old Gaithersburg man was arrested and charged with possession of PCP in Frederick early Sunday morning after being seen "crab walking," Frederick City Police said. At about 12:45 a.m. Sunday, a Frederick City Police officer was on a routine traffic stop on W. Patrick Ave. in Frederick when he was told by a passerby of a man acting strangely in the parking lot of the Capitol Crave Restaurant at 5901 Old National Pike, police said. There they found Tony Dejuan Porter, of Blue Smoke Court in Gaithersburg, "crab walking" around the parking lot, police said. The officers smelled a strong odor of PCP and saw Porter "showing numerous visual signs of PCP intoxication," police He was placed under arrest and a vial suspected of containing PCP was found in his pocket, police said. According to online State court records, Porter was released on $3,500 bail on Sunday. In 2007 Porter pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute marijuana in Montgomery County and served one year of probation. SOURCE: Gaithersburg Patch

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