🇺🇸

Alleged cocaine traffickers busted in Westminster

Credit: ABC 2 News WMAR
Published on October 22, 2019 - Duration: 02:11s

Alleged cocaine traffickers busted in Westminster

Shootings?

Stabbings?

Drugs?

Over the last six months, people living in the Bishop's Garth Apartment Complex in Westminster have seen it all.

Advertisement

Alleged cocaine traffickers busted in Westminster

TRAFFICKING IN CARROLL COUNTYHAS LANDED THREE PEOPLE BEHINDBARS... AND THE ARRESTS MAYNOT END THERE.

WMAR 2 NEWS'JEFF HAGER HAS MORE ON THBUSTS... JEFF?KELLY, A COMBINED EFFORT OFLOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL LAWENFORCERS HAS PAID OFF AFTERMONTHS OF INVESTIGATIONGETTING A PAIR OF ALLEGEDTRAFFICKERS OFF THE STREETS OFWESTMINSTER.(TRACK) SHOOTINGS?

STABBINGS?DRUGS?

OVER THE LAST SIXMONTHS, PEOPLE LIVING IN THEBISHOP'S GARTH APARTMENTCOMPLEX IN WESTMINTER HAVESEEN IT ALL.

(SOT) 10:34 "Theplace is getting badder andbadder.

It's getting worsehere." (TRACK) BUT THE TIDEMAY HAVE TURNED OVER THEWEEKEND WHEN POLICE RAIDED ANAPARTMENT ARMED WITH SEARCHWARRANTS.

(SOT) 10:47 "Rightover here in the nextapartment, they busted thdoor in over here." (TRACK)POLICE ARRESTED 3━YEA━OLDMARK JAMES GEISE ON HEROIN ANDDRUG PARAPHERNALIA CHARGES,AND THAT ARREST PALED INCOMPARISON TO TWO OTHERS,WHICH WERE MONTHS IN THEMAKING BY THE MARYLANDCRIMINAL INTELLIGENCENETWOR━AN INITIATIVE OFGOVERNOR LARRY HOGAN THATTARGETS CRIMINAL NETWORKS2━YEA━OLD AMANDA MARIEKNIGHT OF WESTMINSTER FACESCOCAINE DISTRIBUTION CHARGES,AS DOES 2━YEA━OLD MAURICERASHAAD GARRISON OF BALTIMOREWHO WAS BUSTED IN CARROLLCOUNTY WITH MORE THAN1━HUNDRED DOLLARS IN CASH ONHIM.

(SOT) 14:28 "Well look.We've had cases.

This one hastentacles that went fromBaltimore into Carroll County.We've had cases in recentyears where we've made arrestswhere they've had drugs thatstarted in Baltimore and wentout to western Maryland orvice versa, because we havesuch easy access to varioushighways whether it be 95, 81,70 and so forth." (TRACK)WHILE POLICE STOP SHORT OFSAYING SUCH ARRESTS WILL HALTTHE FLOW OF DRUGS IN CARROLLCOUNTY, THEY SAY EACH ONE WILLSERVE TO MAKE THE COMMUNITY ALITTLE BIT SAFER, AND THEINVESTIGATION IS FAR FROMOVER.

(SOT) 15:46 "Thesearrests are the initialarrests.

Our investigation iscontinuing, and it is ourbelief that additonal arrestscould be made in the nearfuture."IN ADDITION TO STATE POLICAND THOSE IN CARROLL COUNTY,HOMELAND SECURITY AND ━SMARSHALS ALSO ASSISTED IN THEINVESTIGATION.

TONIGHT, ALLTHREE SUSPECTS ARE BEING H

You are here

You might like