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

Drug Arrests in St. Mary's Co.

From left to right: Danielyn Marshal Winder, 36, of Lexington Park; Darius Timothy Woodland, Jr., 21, of Leonardtown; Melvin Jerome Maddox, a/k/a Melly-Mel, 46, of Lexington Park; and Brandi Marie Beckett, 32, of Lexington Park.
From left to right: Danielyn Marshal Winder, 36, of Lexington Park; Darius Timothy Woodland, Jr., 21, of Leonardtown; Melvin Jerome Maddox, a/k/a Melly-Mel, 46, of Lexington Park; and Brandi Marie Beckett, 32, of Lexington Park.

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Jan. 25, 2016)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Vice Narcotics Division today 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.

DRUG DISTRIBUTION: Detectives indicted Danielyn Marshal Winder, 36, of Lexington Park, related to felony drug charges. Winder was also wanted through Calvert County on Possession with Intent to Distribute charges as well as an open warrant for Violation of Probation. Detectives conducted surveillance on a California hotel and witnessed Winder making a drug transaction. As deputies approached Winder, he attempted to flee. He was immediately apprehended and arrested. A search and seizure warrant was obtained for his hotel room which led to the recovery of nearly 23 grams of crack cocaine (street value $2,400); 24 grams of marijuana (street value $250.00); a quantity of Promethazine/Codeine (street Value $200.00); and $1,785.00 in U.S. Currency. Winder is being held in the Calvert County Detention Center and additional charges are pending a review with the State's Attorney.

MARIJUANA DISTRIBUTION: Detectives identified Darius Timothy Woodland, Jr., 21, of Leonardtown, as a distributor of marijuana. As a result of the investigation a search and seizure warrant was obtained and executed on his home, located in the 41000 block of Norris Road in Leonardtown. Once inside detectives recovered nearly 3/4 of a pound of marijuana (street value $1,500), a digital scale with marijuana residue, more than $350.00 in cash, a cell phone and three handguns and related ammunition. Woodland was arrested and additional charges are pending a review with the State's Attorney.

DRUG BUY: Detectives observed Melvin Jerome Maddox, a/k/a Melly-Mel, 46, of Lexington Park, in a drug transaction with Brandi Marie Beckett, 32, of Lexington Park. Immediately following the transaction, both parties were stopped and detained. Nearly $3,000, packaging material and a cell phone were recovered from Maddox and crack cocaine was recovered from Beckett. Both suspects were arrested and additional charges are pending.

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://so.md/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://so.md/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://so.md/expungeme.

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