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Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Anne Arundel County

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Posted at 12:56 PM, Jan 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-23 12:56:33-05

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — Two people were arrested after a traffic stop led police to finding drugs inside their car.

On Thursday at about 2:40 a.m. officers conducted a traffic stop on a blue Honda Accord sedan for multiple traffic violations in the area of Belle Grove Road near 10th Avenue in Brooklyn. When officers approached the vehicle, they saw suspected CDS and paraphernalia in plain view inside the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of two clear plastic bags containing suspected marijuana, a smoking device containing suspected crack cocaine residue and paraphernalia used to package CDS for distribution.

Officers determined the passenger of the vehicle, Haywood Smith, III, had an outstanding arrest warrant.

The following items were recovered from Haywood:

  • 73 capsules of Heroin/Fenatyl
  • 11 individual containers of “crack” cocaine
  • A large bag of packaged “crack” cocaine
  • 2 pills of Oxycodone
  • 5 pills of Alprazolam
  • 8 pills of MDMA
  • Small bags of marijuana and assorted paraphernalia
  • $794 in cash

The driver, Amanda Bishop, was arrested and charged with possession of CDS and CDS paraphernalia. Smith was arrested and charged with possession of CDS with intent to distribute and related charges.

Both were taken to Northern District for processing.