FREDERICK – Robert Disney, 57, of Frederick, MD, appeared before the Honorable Judge Julie R. Stevenson Solt and entered a guilty plea to CDS Possession – Large Amount Cocaine and was sentenced to 15 years in the Division of Corrections, with all but 5 years suspended. By statute, the 5 years will be served without parole. Upon his release, he will be placed on 3 years supervised probation.
Authorities began investigating a network involved in the distribution of cocaine in the Frederick area in 2017. In February of 2018, Detectives with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Narcotic Investigative Section and the Frederick Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit were granted authority by the Circuit Court for Frederick County to wiretap two mobile telephones utilized by an associate of the defendant, Darnell Morris.
On April 4, 2018, intercepted communications revealed Mr. Morris arranging to source a large amount of cocaine. Through physical and digital surveillance, investigators observed Mr. Morris conspiring with another individual to pick up the cocaine, and then depositing it at the defendant’s house on April 5, 2018.
On April 6, 2018, a search warrant was executed on the defendant’s residence in the area of Prospect Blvd. 480 grams of cocaine was seized from the residence.
The State was represented by Assistant State’s Attorney Colleen Swanson.
J. Charles Smith, III
State’s Attorney for
Frederick County, Maryland