19-year-old Maryland man arrested on felony drug charges

19-year-old Maryland man arrested on felony drug charges

Police in Maryland have arrested a 19-year-old man on drug charges. According to authorities, over $300,000 in cash, guns and drugs were seized during the arrest. The man must now face felony drug charges in court, which can have serious penalties upon conviction.

The arrests were made following an investigation into the suspects. The investigation, which was conducted during the last month, was focused on a 19-year-old man, and it related to marijuana distribution. Through evidence gathered during the investigation, authorities obtained a search warrant to enter the man’s home.

Allegedly, police discovered and seized a wide variety of items during the operation. They claim to have found a small amount of pot, a digital scale and drug paraphernalia. They also say they discovered drug packaging materials, $3,500 cash and four different firearms. The man was charged with a variety of felony drug charges, including marijuana possession, marijuana possession with the intention to distribute and illegal firearm possession related to drug trafficking.

It is important for anyone accused of felony drug crimes — no matter if it involves drug charges, burglary or some other crime — to remember that no Maryland resident will ever be considered guilty of a crime until he or she is found guilty beyond reasonable doubt in a court of law. Indeed, during criminal defense proceedings, the defendant in this case will have the opportunity to cast doubt upon the version of the facts brought against him by the prosecution.

Depending on the facts of his case, he may also wish to enter into a plea bargain arrangement with prosecutors in order to reduce the severity of potential punishments relating to his alleged crimes. However, a plea bargain is not a good choice for every defendant and should only be entered into after careful consideration.

Source: WBALLTV11, “Police: Suspected drug dealer arrested in Edgewater” Saliqa Khan, Apr. 22, 2014

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