Warrant Service Leads to Discovery of 38 Pot Plants in Indian Head - Southern Maryland Headline News

Warrant Service Leads to Discovery of 38 Pot Plants in Indian Head


LA PLATA, Md. (January 24, 2011)—The La Plata Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident report.

WARRANT SERVICE RESULTS IN DRUG BUST: On January 23, TFC Armstrong responded to a Laurel Drive address in Indian Head for a failure to appear bench warrant on Steven A. Trilli, age 23. Upon his arrival at the residence, TFC Armstrong located the suspect and while taking him into custody, detected an overwhelming odor of marijuana coming from the residence.

Troopers from the La Plata Barrack, MSP Drug Enforcement Division, and the Charles County Sheriff’s Department executed a search and seizure warrant on the residence and recovered 38 marijuana plants in an inside room with equipment and paraphernalia used to grow and cultivate CDS. During the search 2 rifles, 4 shotguns, and a 9mm handgun were located along with numerous rounds of ammunition. There were numerous items of CDS paraphernalia located in the residence.

There have been no arrests made as the investigation is ongoing.

Investigating Trooper: TFC. M. Armstrong; Assisting Investigators : Cpl. Allen, Cpl. Hill, TFC. M. Newman, Charles County Sheriffs Dept.

Note: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presumption_of_innocence. Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned.

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