LEXINGTON PARK, Md. – On May 10, 2022, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division along with members of the Emergency Services Team (EST) served a search and seizure warrant at the residence of Joseph Daren Brooks Jr., age 19, at the 21700 block of Kearsarge Place in Lexington Park.
As a result, a large quantity of suspected marijuana packaged to indicate distribution was located, as well as a shotgun, digital scale and a large sum of U.S. currency.
Brooks was arrested and charged with the following:
CDS: Possession-Marijuana 10 grams plus
CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute
Brooks remains incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, on a no-bond status.
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