Traffic stop leads to drug charges for Cambridge man

CAMBRIDGE, Md. – A Cambridge man was arrested on several charges after he was found to be in possession of marijuana and ammunition during a traffic stop.

On Friday, a deputy from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle for speeding in the area of Vincent Road, near Linkwood. The odor of marijuana was immediately observed on approach of the vehicle, resulting in a search of the vehicle and its occupants.

During the search, police located 138 grams of marijuana and 32 caliber handgun ammunition.

The driver of the vehicle, identified as 21-year-old Dennis James Lamont Perry, was taken into custody and charged with possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and possession of ammunition by a prohibited person.

Perry was later released pending action by the District Court.

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