HARFORD COUNTY, Md. — An armed robbery suspect was arrested by Maryland State Police following a traffic stop.
27-year-old Lavonta Graham from Baltimore was initially charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana following the traffic stop.
On Wednesday at about 3:15 p.m., troopers were on patrol in the area of Brookside Drive at Treetop Drive in Edgewood.
According to a preliminary investigation, troopers witnessed a Honda Accord with illegal tinted windows speeding in the area, which led to a traffic stop of the vehicle.
During contact with the occupants, a probable cause search was conducted and suspected marijuana was found. Two occupants in the vehicle besides Graham were charged on a civil citation for possession of marijuana.
A warrant check conducted by troopers found that Graham was wanted for armed robbery in Baltimore County, along with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, illegal possession of a firearm and armed robbery in Baltimore City.
He was taken to the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack for processing.