State troopers locate stolen car in Westover, arrest driver on drug charges

WESTOVER, Md. - Maryland State Police say troopers recovered a stolen vehicle Saturday afternoon and arrested the driver on vehicle theft and drug charges.

At around 2:45 PM, troopers from the Princess Anne barrack learned of a stolen vehicle complaint out of Marion. Law enforcement in the area were alerted to be on the lookout for a red 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo with Maryland plates, officials said.

Soon after the broadcast, a trooper spotted the car on Maryland Route 413 near Westover and initiated a traffic stop.

According to police, the trooper saw a hypodermic needle with suspected heroin on the driver's seat of the car. The driver, 48-year-old Dennis Wade Robb Jr., of Marion, was taken into custody. He is charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

Robb was committed to the Somerset County Detention Center on a bond of $25,000, officials said.

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