Open Warrant / Possession of Heroin: On 5/9/17 at 1:41 am, Corporal Esnes performed a traffic stop after following the car into the Holiday Inn parking lot on Merrimac Dr. in Prince Frederick. The driver, Bonita R. Brooks, 38 of Prince Frederick was arrested for possession of heroin and prescription medications for which she did not have a prescription. The passenger, Chazze L. Hall, 26 of Huntingtown was placed under arrest for an open warrant through the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. Both Brooks and Hall were incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
Possession of Marijuana: On 5/11/17 at 6:35 am, Trooper First Class Barlow stopped a vehicle on White Sands Dr. in Lusby for traffic violations. An odor of raw marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle. The investigation revealed 31.8 grams of marijuana. A passenger, Wayne M. Louis Jr., 35 of Lusby advised the marijuana was his and he was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana: On 5/12/17 at 2:14 am, Trooper Jones stopped a vehicle south of Chaneyville Rd on Rt. 4 in Owings for traffic violations. The odor of burnt marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed several small plastic bags of raw marijuana that had been prepared for distribution, a metal grinder, and a glass smoking device. Zachary A. Ellwood, 24 of Huntingtown was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
DUI & Possession With Intent to Distribute Heroin: On 5/12/17 at 9:44 am, Trooper First Class Barlow responded to a single vehicle accident on Ponds Wood Road in Huntingtown. Russell W. Gribble, 35of Chesapeake Beach was taken to the hospital for injuries. A search based on Controlled Dangerous Substance and Paraphernalia in plain view was conducted. Numerous plastic baggies prepared for distribution were located throughout the vehicle as well as a digital scale and prescription pills. Upon discharge, Gribble was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
Possession of Ecstasy: On 5/14/17 at 10:23 pm, Trooper First Class Davis stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Rt. 4 near HG Trueman Rd. in Lusby. While talking to the driver, several criminal indicators were observed and a K-9 scan was requested. The K-9 scan revealed a positive indication of Controlled Dangerous Substances. A probable cause search was conducted and 94 pills of Ecstasy-MDMA were located along with a digital scale. The driver, Tremaine J. Berry, 27 of Lexington Park was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center. A passenger in the vehicle was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and received a civil citation and was released.
DUI Arrests –
Trooper Nathan C. Beck Jr. 23 05/09/17 @ 11:52 am Newark, DE TPR. P. Kaitz
Daria S. Moasser 25 05/09/17 @ 07:03 pm Huntingtown, MD TPR. R. Backus
Russell W. Gribble 35 05/12/17 @ 09:45 am Chesapeake Bch,MD TFC S. Barlow
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