Three individuals are facing drug charges after police were called to a hotel on Oct. 30. When police arrived, they allegedly noticed the odor of marijuana in a hallway while standing directly outside one of the rooms. An officer placed himself next to the door when two people walked out of the room unexpectedly. Police say that a third individual in the room quickly went into the bathroom and allegedly began flushing evidence down the toilet.
Nine people in Maryland were taken into custody on Oct. 9 for possible drug dealing after authorities served search warrants on seven residences at the same time. Warrants were also issued for six individuals on Oct. 11 in an extensive raid for drug charges when local, state and federal law enforcement agencies cooperated in order to apprehend the individuals. The residences involved were located in Chesterton and Millington.
Six individuals have been charged with drug-related offenses in Maryland after police discovered drugs during a vehicle search. According to the report, the vehicle was stopped due to seat-belt violation. Police officers asked permission to conduct a search when they noticed that the passengers appeared nervous. The officers reportedly recovered a large amount of LSD, marijuana, a knife and more than $2,000. The police also seized the vehicle.
Maryland mothers may be interested to learn that a New York mom has been accused of running a multi-million dollar marijuana business out of a warehouse. She faces several drug charges, including manufacturing and possessing marijuana with intent to distribute.
The Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force reportedly took eight people into custody in Cambridge on June 7 while executing a search and seizure warrant at an apartment. The search allegedly uncovered a loaded handgun, drug paraphernalia and sellable quantities of crack cocaine, cocaine and marijuana.
A 37-year-old man the FBI once deemed one of the most dangerous people in Washington D.C. has been sentenced to 22 years in a federal penitentiary. U.S. Attorneys expressed their satisfaction that the defendant will no longer be free to traffic in narcotics in Maryland and the District.