Drug Arrests in St. Mary's Co. - Southern Maryland Headline News

Drug Arrests in St. Mary's Co.

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Aug. 8, 2015)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Vice Narcotics Division released the following incident and arrest reports. The Division is an investigative team comprised of detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Federal Drug Agents (HIDTA Group 34). The Division was established on September 1st, 2007.

HEROIN: Laffan Xavier Price, age 58, of Leonardtown, was indicted and charged with Possession of Heroin with the Intent to Distribute.

COCAINE, OPEN WARRANTS: Alehandro Jerry Brown, a/k/a Al Brown, age 42, of Lexington Park, was arrested by Vice/Narcotics detectives on several open warrants related to outstanding drug distribution charges as well as Failure to Appear for a Violation of Probation. When Suspect Brown was arrested, detectives recovered cocaine and a digital scale covered in cocaine residue. Additional charges are pending a review with the State's Attorney.

COCAINE: Vice/Narcotics detectives identified William Lamont Barnes, age 32, of Lexington Park, as a distributor of cocaine. A search and seizure warrant was obtained for Barnes' residence and it was executed with the assistance of the St. Mary's County Emergency Services Team, Vice/ Narcotics Support Team members and K-9 deputies. Recovered from inside the home were cocaine and a digital scale. Suspect Barnes is currently on federal probation related to drug distribution charges and detectives have notified the Federal Probation Office in Greenbelt of his arrest. Additional charges are pending a review with the State's Attorney.

MARIJUANA: John Francis Trefelner, age 21, of Roseville, Michigan, was indicted and charged with Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute.

SUBOXONE: Carey Holmes Bowen, age 38, of Lexington Park, was arrested for Distribution of Suboxone. Additionally, she was served several open Circuit Court warrants for failure to appear on other pending cases.

Disclaimer: 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://somd.me/presumed-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. You can find additional information about the case by searching the Maryland Judiciary Case Search Database using the accused's name and date of birth. The database is online at http://somd.me/mdcasesearch . Persons named who have been found innocent or not guilty of all charges in the respective case, and/or have had the case ordered expunged by the court can have their name, age, and city redacted by following the process defined at http://somd.me/expungeme .

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