Police: Man Said He Sold Drugs to Pay for Wife's Pregnancy

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A man arrested by Frederick police allegedly said he was selling crack cocaine to help pay for his wife’s in vitro fertilization treatments.

The Frederick News-Post reports 27-year-old Jarvis Jerome Dorsey and his wife, 28-year-old Brandy Nicole Dorsey, were arrested Thursday when they were pulled over by undercover police officers. At the same time, detectives were serving a search warrant at the couple’s apartment.

Lt. Joseph Hayer says police recovered marijuana, 30 bags of crack cocaine, ammunition and a firearm from the apartment.

Police documents say the couple told police Jarvis Dorsey was selling the drugs in order to pay for Brandy Dorsey’s pregnancy.

Both Jarvis and Brandy Dorsey face several charges, including possession of a firearm in a drug trafficking crime and drug possession. It’s unclear if they have attorneys.

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Information from: The Frederick (Md.) News-Post, http://www.fredericknewspost.com

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