GLEN BURNIE, Md. — On Tuesday, Maryland State Police arrested a known gang member on charges that stem from a multiple-month investigation into some suspected illicit drug dealing in Baltimore City and in Anne Arundel County.
According to the preliminary investigation, in May, the Maryland State Police Gang Enforcement Unit gathered information that connected 39-year-old Dayvon Cooley, of Baltimore, to supplying illicit drugs in Brooklyn Homes in Baltimore City and in Brooklyn Park, which is in Anne Arundel County. On Tuesday, in addition to detectives from the Anne Arundel County Police Department, State Troopers also served a search warrant to Cooley's residence, where he was arrested.
Investigators ended up seizing the following from Cooley's residence:
- 71.6 grams of suspected fentanyl
- 63.7 grams of suspected heroin/fentanyl mix
- 40.9 grams of suspected crack cocaine
- 19 grams of suspected marijuana
- $4,630 in suspected drug proceeds
- Multiple digital scales and hundreds of empty gel caps and vials to package illicit drugs
Cooley has been charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession to distribute fentanyl, possession of fentanyl, possession of heroin, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia.
He was taken to the Maryland State Police Glen Burnie Barrack for processing before being transported to Baltimore City Central Booking.