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Heroin reportedly discovered during Easton traffic stop

EASTON, Md. - An Easton man is facing charges after a traffic stop reportedly leads to heroin being found in the vehicle.

The Talbot County Sheriff's Office says they performed a traffic stop for a moving violation on June 21, on Black Dog Alley near Kings Meadow Place, in Easton. During the the traffic stop, Deputies identified the driver as 46-year-old James Herbert Holsopple, of Easton.

According to the report, multiple signs led to an open-air sniff by a K-9. After a positive K-9 alert and a search of the vehicle, authorities say they found 22 paper folds with heroin inside and paraphernalia. According to Deputies, Holsopple also had an open warrant  through the Cecil County Sheriff's Office for failure to appear.

Officials say he was arrested, charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, and possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia. According to the report, Holsopple is held without bond at the Talbot County Detention Center.
 


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