On Friday, February 10, 2012 at 5:51pm, TFC J. A. Pilkerton conducted a traffic stop on a white Ford van in the area of Maryland Route 471 andPark Drive
for a traffic violation. Upon approaching the vehicle, contact was made with the operator, Justin Kevin Russell, 23, of Tall Timbers. While speaking with Mr. Russell, TFC Pilkerton detected the odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted revealing items concealed in the area between the center console and dashboard of the vehicle. Mr. Russell was arrested for Possession of CDS and CDS Paraphernalia. He was transported to the St. Mary’s CountyDetentionCenter and charged accordingly. He was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.