Crime Glade Valley 

Narcotics Arrest

During the spring of 2019, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Section received credible information that an individual was distributing heroin throughout the Frederick County area. As a result, the Narcotics Investigation Section initiated a criminal drug distribution investigation.

On June 12th, 2019, a detective with the narcotics section obtained information that this individual traveled to Baltimore to purchase heroin. The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Proactive Criminal Enforcement Team (PACE) was able to conduct a traffic stop on the individual’s vehicle in the Emmitsburg area for expired vehicle registration. This individual was also suspended to drive in Maryland. A Maryland State Police K9 conducted a scan of the vehicle which resulted in a positive alert. The vehicle was searched and the following was recovered:

  • 94 caps heroin/fentanyl: 28.5 grams
  • 5 vials of cocaine: 11.1 grams
  • Marijuana: 7.1 grams
  • $393.00 U.S. Currency

Franklin Hart Corum Jr., 67, of Woodsboro, was arrested and transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center where he was processed and charged with the following:

  • Possession of heroin
  • Possession of fentanyl
  • Possession of cocaine
  • Possession with intent to distribute heroin
  • Possession with intent to distribute fentanyl
  • Possession with intent to distribute cocaine
  • Possession with intent to distribute heroin/fentanyl mixture
  • Possession of paraphernalia
  • Driving without a license
  • Driving with suspended license

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Section and High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) partners are committed to combating the illegal possession and distribution of illegal narcotics in Frederick County. You may report information or tips to the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Section by calling 301-600-7180 or report anonymously at 301-600-1318. You may also report through email at narcoticstaskforce@frederickcountymd.gov.

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