Salisbury man convicted of drug and gun charges

Tyler Easley, 31, Salisbury

Officials say that a Salisbury man has been convicted of drug and gun charges in Wicomico County.

According to the Wicomico County State's Attorney's office, 31-year-old Tyler Easley of Salisbury, was found guilty of possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm in connection with drug trafficking.

On June 3, 2016, members of the Wicomico County Narcotics Task Force executed search and seizure warrants on Easley's car and home where they found 90 grams of heroin, a large amount of marijuana and a .40 caliber pistol which had live rounds of ammunition.

Tyler was sentenced by a Wicomico County Circuit Court Judge to 30 years in prison in the Division of Corrections, with all but 15 years suspended and five of those years being a minimum mandatory sentence with limited possibility of parole.

Wicomico County State's Attorney Ella Disharoon applauded the Wicomico County Narcotics Task Force, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Maryland State Police, and the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office for their work in the investigation and prosecution of this case.

Mrs. Disharoon also thanked Deputy State's Attorney Patrizia Coletta who prosecuted the case.

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