Man wanted in PA arrested on drug charges in MD

SALISBURY, Md. – A traffic stop led to multiple charges for a Nanticoke man Monday evening.

According to police, at around 8:45 p.m., a vehicle being driven by 48-year-old Cornelius Brunson was stopped on Rip Will Drive following an incident that was reported in the area. It was learned during the stop that Brunson had an open arrest warrant through the State of Pennsylvania on drug charges.

When the deputy placed Brunson under arrest, they found marijuana in Brunson’s vehicle exceeding the threshold for a civil infraction. A further search of the vehicle led to the discovery of cocaine and crack cocaine in amounts indicative of the intent to distribute.

Brunson was charged with possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute and possession of marijuana over 10 grams. He was held without bond.

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