Police arrest Salisbury man on drug charges following traffic stop

SALISBURY, Md. – A traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs Wednesday afternoon.

Officials from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office say a deputy stopped a vehicle for a moving violation at around 4:30 PM. On contact with the driver, identified as 25-year-old Christopher Layton, the odor of marijuana was observed coming from within the vehicle.

A subsequent search led to the discovery of a small amount of marijuana, along with a bag of crack cocaine.

Layton was arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine, but was later released on personal recognizance.

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