LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Dec. 2, 2007)—The so-called war on drugs continued on Friday in St. Mary's County as local police executed a search and seizure warrant on a Millstone Landing Road address in Lexington Park. Five people were arrested and police indicate that at least one more suspect will be charged at a future date.
Detectives from the St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) Vice Narcotics Division were assisted by the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Team on the execution of the warrant.
Once inside the residence, police say they located nearly $700.00 worth of marijuana, approximately $300.00 in cash and two handguns.
Five individuals were arrested.
Gary Nathaniel Thomas, 25, of California, Md., was arrested and is facing felony charges related to possession with intent to distribute marijuana as well as a handgun violation. Thomas was previously found guilty of Possession of CDS Paraphernalia as a result of an arrest on July 1, 2004. He was fined $150 plus court costs.
Norman Kenneth Dickerson Jr., 26, of California, Md., was arrested and is facing felony charges related to possession with intent to distribute marijuana as well as a handgun violation.
Clifton Antonios Robinson, 21, of Forrestville, Md., was charged with Possession of Marijuana.
Robert Anthony Robinson, 39, of Prince Frederick, Md., provided detectives with a false name. His true identity was revealed and it was discovered that he was wanted for failure to pay child support in Calvert County. A search revealed a quantity of marijuana. He was charged with false statement and possession of marijuana.
Michelle Catherine Miles, 21, of Lexington Park, was arrested after she continuously disrupted the search warrant with her disorderly actions. She was warned several times to cease these actions and failed to comply. She was arrested and charged with hindering/obstruction.
Police say at least one additional suspect will be charged at a later date as this investigation continues.
The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations Narcotics Division is an investigative team comprised of Detectives from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office, Maryland State Police Drug Enforcement Division and Federal Drug Agents (HIDTA Group 34). The Division was established on September 1st, 2007 and is based in St. Mary's County, Maryland.