Drug Task Force search reveals meth, guns

The Caroline County Drug Task force say they received several complaints involving suspected drug activity at a residence on Cherry Lane in Goldsboro, Md. The Force conducted a search of the house after receiving enough tips and surveillance for a warrant.

On Wednesday, officers executed the search warrant. Members of the Task Force say they located several items of controlled dangerous substance manufacturing, which indicated that methamphetamine was being manufactured at the residence.

Officers say they arrested Rae Ann Lednum, and charged her with Rae Ann Lednum was arrested and charged with possession of CDS administering equipment and CDS paraphernalia.

Also arrested was Christopher Troy Kellebenz, who officers say lived at the residence. Officers say they further searched  the residence yielded one .44 magnum revolver and 4 long guns. Members of the force say Kellenbenz is prohibited from possessing any firearms due prior convictions of disqualifying crimes. Investigators say he was also charged with possession of narcotic manufacturing equipment as well as other CDS charges.

Brian Franklin Unruh and Jason Shane Bass, were observed traveling back to the residence before being stopped by the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities say Bass had three outstanding warrants through the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office, Talbot County Sheriff’s Office and the Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office.  Unruh was also wanted through the Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office. Police reports say both were charged with possession of narcotic manufacturing equipment, and other CDS charges.

Sgt. Leonard Nichols from Maryland State Police says the suspects were all transported to Caroline County Detention Center. Officers report Lednum was subsequently released on a $20,000 unsecured bond, Bass was held on no bond, Kellenbenz was held on $150,000 bond and Unruh was held on a $50,000 bond.

State Police ask anyone with information to please contact 410-479-TIPS (8477) if you wish to report any illegal drug activity in your area. You can and will remain anonymous. 

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