Wanted Md. man arrested at Salisbury Airport

Matthew T. Pennington, 24, Middletown, DE

A wanted man was arrested after deputies say he tried to board a flight without proper ID at the Salisbury Airport.

The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office says on Tuesday, around 6:30 AM, a deputy was assisting TSA personnel at the Salisbury Airport with verifying the identity of a passenger who was attempting to board a flight without proper identification. During that time, authorities say they discovered that he  man was currently wanted in Cecil County, MD on a bench warrant. Law enforcement identified the man as 24-year-old Matthew Pennington of Middletown, DE.

Authorities say they arrested Pennington and located heroin in his possession. 

He was charged with possession of heroin and failure to appear.   

The 24-year-old was detained in the Wicomico County Detention Center in lieu of a total of of $5,000 bond for the bench warrant and the drug charges. 

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