LA PLATA, Md. (June 11, 2008) - The La Plata Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.
ILLEGAL DRUGS: On June 4, 2008, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Trooper W. Posey was conducting traffic direction at southbound U.S. Route 301, north of Smallwood Drive when a vehicle was approaching his location as he was stopping the southbound traffic. The vehicle was stopped at his location waiting to go when Troop Posey smelled the odor of marijuana. He then approached the vehicle to ensure it was emitting from the stopped vehicle. Trooper Posey had the vehicle pull over and contact was made with the driver Ian Fitzroy Watson, age 20 of Waldorf, and his passenger Delante Jajuan Miller, age 19 of Waldorf. A search revealed two baggies with suspected marijuana. Both suspects were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia.
ILLEGAL DRUGS: On June 7, 2008 at approximately 11:45 p.m., Trooper J. Wilson was traveling eastbound on Berry Road, west of Greenwood Drive when the tag reader alerted Trooper Wilson of a vehicle. Trooper Wilson pursued the vehicle to Bridal Path Circle where contact was made with the driver, Dion Lamont Johnson, age 38 of Waldorf. Johnson was charged with possession of crack cocaine; intent to distribute; possession of paraphernalia and numerous traffic violations.