A K-9 officer was called to the scene of the traffic stop and the K-9 handler advised that the K-9 alerted tot the presence of a narcotic odor coming from the vehicle. The vehicle was then searched and a quantity of suspected marijuana was recovered from several places within the interior of the vehicle. The vehicle operator (Phaeton) as well as his three passengers were arrested and charged as listed below.
All of the arrestees were transported to Frederick County Central Booking for processing and appearances before the District Court Commissioner. All were released on their own recognizance.
Arrested: Lyle Anthony Phaeton, Steven Blaine Long, Gwaltney Edward Marshall, Jr. and Michael Allen Weedon