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Marijuana and narcotic syrup reportedly found during Wicomico Co. traffic stop

WILLARDS, Md. - A woman was arrested during a traffic stop, after deputies say she possessed marijuana and a codeine based syrup that belonged to another person, in Willards.

The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office says on Thursday, around 11:22 AM, a deputy pulled over a vehicle after clocking it on radar at 65 MPH in a 35 MPH zone, in the area of Main Street. During the traffic stop, the deputy reportedly noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. According to the report, after further investigation, authorities learned that Brittany McGlaughlin, a passenger, had marijuana in her possession. The marijuana was reportedly kept inside a mason jar, and the weight was over 10 grams.

At that point, a search of the vehicle revealed that McGlaughlin was also in possession of a narcotic codeine based syrup that was reportedly prescribed to another person.

McGlaughlin was arrested and charged with possession of CDS not marijuana and possession of marijuana over 10 grams. She was later released on personal recognizance.


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