Mechanicsville Man Charged for Possession of "Dead Man Walking" Synthetic Marijuana - Southern Maryland Headline News

Mechanicsville Man Charged for Possession of "Dead Man Walking" Synthetic Marijuana


Geral Anthony Holt, Jr., 25, of Mechanicsville, Md. Geral Anthony Holt, Jr., 25, of Mechanicsville, Md.

St. Mary's Co. Vice/Narcotics
LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 24, 2016)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Vice Narcotics Division today released the following arrest report. 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.

Vice/Narcotics detectives were conducting a drug investigation of a separate suspect when they encountered Geral Anthony Holt, Jr., 25, of Mechanicsville, as a passenger of the target vehicle. Suspect Holt was in possession of a substance believed to be synthetic marijuana. Laboratory results confirmed the substance was XLR-11, a/k/a "Dead Man Walking" synthetic marijuana. Charges were obtained in this case and Suspect Holt eluded apprehension for more than a year, allegedly traveling in and out of the State of Maryland. The warrant has now been served and he has been formally charged. He is awaiting a hearing before the District Court.

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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