Seven arrested following multi-jurisdictional crime reduction effort in Wicomico Co.
SALISBURY, Md. – Maryland State Police say seven people were arrested as a result of a multi-jurisdictional effort to reduce crimes of violence and firearm violations throughout Wicomico County.
We’re told the operation focused on gathering information and identifying criminal gang members as well as suspects of open criminal investigations. The operation was conducted on Thursday, and as a result, officials seized 39.7 grams of marijuana, 2 grams of heroin, 42.3 grams of fentanyl, 10.1 grams of cocaine, 15 ecstasy pills, and illegal prescription pills.
The following people were arrested during this operation:
- 23-year-old Carrene Hammond: disturbing the peace
- 31-year-old Charles Quailes Jr.: second degree assault, drug possession with intent to distribute
- 35-year-old Dantwayne Taylor: drug possession
- 31-year-old James Lake: second degree assault
- 26-year-old Jordan Jobe: arrest warrant was served for drug possession with intent to distribute and failure to obey lawful order
- 30-year-old Ramonte Jones: drug possession
- 19-year-old Treshawn Duncan: drug possession
Maryland State Police partnered with Salisbury Police, the Wicomico County State’s Attorney Office, Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations – RAC Eastern Shore Office, Maryland State Police Gun Enforcement Unit – East, Maryland State Police S.T.A.T.E. Team, Maryland State Police Salisbury Barrack, and the Wicomico County Narcotics Task Force to conduct this operation.