OAKLAND RESIDENT ARRESTED ON METH CHARGES

Fifty-three-year-old Oakland resident Duane Anthony Garlitz faces numerous charges related to the possession and distribution of methamphetamine. An investigation was conducted by the Garrett County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division. It was determined that Garlitz had distributed methamphetamine in Mountain Lake Park on Wednesday of this week. He was arrested while the crime was in progress and a search resulted in more of the drug being located on him. Deputies seized over $1,000 worth of meth from him.