LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 12, 2009) - The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) Narcotics Division today released the following incident and arrest reports.
DRUG RAID: Detectives received information that there was possible drug activity at a residence on South Sandgates Road. As the investigation continued a search and seizure warrant was obtained for the home. The target, Daniel Thomas Hayden, age 55, was arrested. Cocaine, a digital scale and more than $500 worth of prescription medication were recovered. St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Team assisted in the execution of the warrant. The case will be presented to the State's Attorney and additional felony charges are pending.
COCAINE DISTRIBUTION ARREST: Detectives identified Joseph William Medley, 3rd, age 25, of Lexington Park, as a distributor of cocaine. Undercover purchases of crack cocaine were made and State's Attorney Richard D. Fritz reviewed and presented the case to the St. Mary's County Grand Jury. Suspect Medley, a/k/a "Joe Black" was indicted and subsequently arrested. Additional warrants for violation of probation and failure to pay child support were also served on Suspect Medley.
The BCI Narcotics Division is an investigative team comprised of Detectives from the St. Marys County Sheriffs 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. Marys County.