Vice Narcotics Detectives conducted a several week long investigation into possible drug dealing in a LexingtonPark neighborhood. As a result a Search and Seizure Warrant was obtained and executed on February 24, 2012. Three suspects were observed by Detectives through a window preparing cocaine for consumption as the Officers readied to enter the home.

Vice Narcotics Detectives, assisted by the St. Mary’s CountySheriff’s Office Emergency Services Team and the K-9 Unit, executed the warrant and upon entering the home numerous items of evidence were recovered. These items included cocaine located inside a microwave in the process of being converted from powder cocaine to crack cocaine, more than $12,600 in cash, nearly $1,000 in crack cocaine, $100.00 worth of marijuana, State of Maryland Independence Subsistence Cards, seven cellular phones, digital scales, four televisions, a laptop and other electronic devices deemed profits from drug sales. The following individuals were arrested:

         1-Marcus Tyrek Chase (Age 26 of LexingtonPark)

         2-Sharia Natalie Buck (Age 24 of LexingtonPark)