POMFRET, Md. – On June 15 at 4:45 p.m., officers assigned to the COPs Unit initiated a traffic stop in the area of Indian Head Highway and Cedar Lane after observing a speeding violation.
During the course of the stop, officers recovered marijuana from inside the car and found the driver to be in possession of a loaded firearm with a fully loaded 10-round magazine in his waistband.
Jayden Kevin Craig, 18, of Pomfret, was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm due to age, illegal transportation of a firearm, and other related charges.
On June 16, a district court commissioner released Craig from the Charles County Detention Center after he paid 10% of a $1,500 bond.
Sgt. Gilroy and Cpl. Walls are investigating.
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