Gregory James Ferguson, 39 of White Plains, was arrested by St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Deputies for Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute. The charges were filed through the Grand Jury of St. Mary’s County.

On Sept. 4,  Deputy Anthony Whipkey conducted a vehicle stop in the area of Three Notch Road and Rue Purchase Road for a traffic violation.

During the stop the passenger, Gerald Auker, 40, was found to be in possession of narcotics and narcotics paraphernalia. The operator of the vehicle, Colleen Hamilton, 34, was found to have a loaded .22 Cal. handgun under her seat.

Both Auker and Hamilton were arrested.

Officers conducting a check on Sex Offenders to ensure compliance found that Brent Mitchell Firebaugh, 21 of Charlotte Hall, failed to notify the Sheriff’s Office of an address change.  He was arrested for the violation.