Drug Arrests by Charles County MSP

On July 21, 2006 at 12:00 p.m., TFC Edelen responded to 4210 Crain Highway, White Plains, Charles County Maryland, at the WAWA for a report of CDS activity. Upon TFC Edelen’s arrival, he contacted TFC Tucker. TFC Tucker advised TFC Edelen that he had observed two black males in a Gold Mazda with Maryland tags. TFC Tucker observed the passenger rolling a cigar with marijuana in plain view and a small plastic zip-lock baggie containing marijuana was on his lap. TFC Tucker stopped and detained the suspects awaiting TFC Edelen’s arrival.

TFC Edelen made contact with the driver, Keenan D. Duckworth Jr., 25 years, of Waldorf and passenger David M. Thompson, 19 years, of Waldorf. Both were identified by their driver’s license. Both subjects were placed under arrest and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. Both subjects were incarcerated in the Charles County Detention Center pending a bond review.

On July 26, 2006 at 1925 p.m., Trooper Hill was on routine patrol on northbound on U.S. Route 301, south of Maryland Route 234, when he observed a silver Chrysler with a license plate cover violation. Trooper Hill stopped the vehicle for the violation. The driver made furtive movements toward the floorboard as the vehicle pulled to the shoulder of the roadway. The driver was identified as Darrell C. Clark, 44 years of Newburg. A check through the MVA revealed that Clark had an open warrant through the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Department for Failure to Appear (FTA) on a Bad Check case from 2002. Clark was placed under arrest for the warrant.

During a search incident to arrest of the defendant’s vehicle, Trooper Hill recovered a black zipper address book which contained a metal CDS smoking pipe containing burnt CDS Cocaine residue, one wooden smoking pipe push, rod, three pipe screens, and one small plastic baggie. Carter was charged with Possession of controlled dangerous substance of schedule II, to wit cocaine, did possess with intent to use drug paraphernalia, one metal CDS smoking pipe containing burnt CDS cocaine, one smoking pipe push rod, three CDS smoking pipe screens, and one plastic baggie used to prepare, pack, store, contain, conceal, ingest, and inhale a controlled dangerous substance. He was incarcerated in the Charles County Detention Center pending a bond review.

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