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Easton Police Arrest Two After Investigating Art Studio

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EASTON, Md. - The Easton Police Department's Narcotics Unit says they began an investigation into the business "Windchimes Art Studio" after learning that the business was operating without a trader's license.

According to reports, on January 2nd, detectives entered the business and observed paintings displayed for sale, along with body piercing jewelry. Detectives confirmed that Michael Copley, 54, of Easton, who was tattooing a person at the time, did not have a trader's license in the state of Maryland.

Police say on January 3rd, they executed a search warrant at a location on Canvasback Drive in Easton. Upon entering, they reportedly located Copley and Sarah Sutherland, 27, of Easton, inside. Detectives say they located a bag of marijuana and a smoking device.

Reports say Copley was charged with possession of marijuana and operating a business without a trader's license. He was reportedly processed and released upon the issuance of two criminal citations. Police say Sutherland was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Sutherland was also reportedly processed and released upon the issuance of two criminal citations.

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