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Worcester Co. traffic stop leads to drug charges for Md. mother of two

WORCESTER COUNTY, Md. - A woman is in custody after troopers say she had her two children in the vehicle, where drugs were found during a Worcester County traffic stop.

Maryland State Police say on Wednesday, just before 1:40 PM, a trooper pulled over a 1985 Chevrolet El Camino for a traffic violation in the area of Golf Course Road and the Royal Farms parking lot. Police say they notice indicators of criminal activity when encounter the driver, 28-year-old Morgan Marie Chambers, of Great Mills, MD. Authorities report that Chambers gave written consent to search her vehicle.

According to the report, heroin was found in the vehicle and Chambers had her 6-year-old and 4-year-old children in the vehicle.  

The 28-year-old was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

Law enforcement says the Worcester County Department of Social Services responded to the scene to take custody of Chambers' two children.  

Chambers was ordered to be held in the Worcester County Detention Center in lieu of $5,000 bond.
 


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