At 11:30 p.m. Jan. 5, TFC J. Linger of the Leonardtown barrack observed a vehicle traveling on Route 5 south of Golden Beach Road in Charlotte Hall and noticed the driver was not wearing a seat belt. 

Upon contact with the driver, Jeramine Christopher McQueen, 21, of Mechanicsville, an odor of burnt marijuana was detected.

McQueen advised that he did have marijuana and handed it to TFC Linger, and McQueen was placed under arrest.

A search incident to arrest of his person revealed a similar bag of marijuana in his jacket pocket. A search of the vehicle revealed a burnt marijuana filled cigar under the driver’s seat.

McQueen was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of CDS Paraphernalia. He was taken to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and held pending a bail review.