Drug Raid in Lex. Park Results in Two Arrests - Southern Maryland Headline News

Drug Raid in Lex. Park Results in Two Arrests

Both have long criminal records

Craig Wesley Norton, 45, of Lexington Park, and Margaret Patricia Hare, 50, of Lexington Park. (Booking photos) Craig Wesley Norton, 45, of Lexington Park, and Margaret Patricia Hare, 50, of Lexington Park. (Booking photos)

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Aug. 10, 2016)—The execution of a search and seizure warrant at a home in Lexington Park on Thursday, Aug. 4, resulted in drug-related charges against two people.

Detectives say they developed Craig Wesley Norton, 45, of Lexington Park, as a distributor of morphine and oxycodone and subsequently applied for the warrant. During the search, police say they recovered methadone, oxycodone and related paraphernalia.

During the search, police also found Margaret Patricia Hare, 50, of Lexington Park, inside the home and in possession of cocaine and related paraphernalia.

Norton was charged with Possession of CDS-Not Marijuana and Possession of CDS Paraphernalia.

Norton has 85 public records in the Maryland Judiciary Database dating back to 1991, many of which are criminal charges. He also has cases involving domestic violence and a paternity cased filed against him by the Dept. of Social Services.

Hare was also charged with Possession of CDS-Not Marijuana and Possession of CDS Paraphernalia.

Hare has 38 public records in the Maryland Judiciary Database dating back to 1994, many of which are criminal charges.

Police say additional charges are pending a review with the local State's Attorney.

The investigation was conducted by the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Vice/Narcotics division.

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