Patrol Officer Recovers Loaded Firearm During Traffic Stop In Waldorf, Jaquan Allyn Wright
Jaquan Allyn Wright

WALDORF, Md. – On March 14 at 9:14 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop on St. Charles Parkway and Gallery Place in Waldorf after observing a traffic violation.

Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana and raw marijuana. Further investigation revealed the driver was in possession of marijuana and a loaded firearm which was not registered.

Jaquan Allyn Wright, 26, of Waldorf, was arrested and charged with transporting a loaded firearm in a vehicle. On March 15, a district court commissioner released Wright on personal recognizance.

Officer Vanover is investigating.

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  1. Responsible gun owners must know .understand , obey laws rules and regulations in regard to guns ..
    Also you can not operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or any mind altering drug be that drug illegal or legal …MJ is a mind altering drug …and impacts the senses and reaction ability … fact

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