5.2 lbs. of Marijuana Seized by Maryland State Police on Traffic Stop

(Westover, MD) On October 22, 2015 at approximately 1952 hours, S/Tpr. P. Zimmerman of the Maryland State Police, Princess Anne Barrack was monitoring traffic in the area of Route 13 and Revels Neck Road., Westover, Somerset County, MD. S/Tpr. P. Zimmerman observed a Silver Ford Escape displaying VA registration VHG9347 to have inoperable tail lamps.

A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle to which the operator was contacted and identified by his Virginia drivers license as Andrew Dwight Smith 42 years old from Chesapeake, VA.

Upon contacting Smith and during the course of the traffic stop, S/Tpr. P. Zimmerman detected a strong odor of marijuana emanating from within the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted subsequently yielding 5.2 pounds of marijuana. Smith was arrested for CDS Possession of Marijuana, CDS Possession. with intent to distribute, and transported to the Princess Anne Barrack for processing.

Smith was then taken before the Somerset County District Court Commissioner for his initial appearance, whereas he was held on $15,000.00 secured bond.



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