LA PLATA, Md. – On June 18, at 10:48 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in the 200 block of Kent Avenue in La Plata.
During the stop, the officer recovered marijuana and a loaded firearm, which the driver is prohibited from possessing due to his age.
The driver, Camilo Frost Garcia, 18, of White Plains, was charged with illegal possession of a firearm, illegally transporting a firearm, and other related charges.
On June 19, Garcia was released from the Charles County Detention Center by a district court commissioner after paying 10% of a $2,500 bond.
Officer Kerlin investigated.
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) in 2001 and has since earned the highest rating of Excellence. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit www.ccso.us.
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