Two arrested on drug, weapons charges in Salisbury
SALISBURY, Md. – Salisbury Police say two people were arrested on drug and weapons charges late Thursday morning.
At around 11:15 a.m., officers with the Salisbury Police Department were in the area of Pyle Street and Decatur Avenue when they saw two individuals trespassing on the railroad tracks. Officers tried to make contact with the two, identified as 29-year-old Brandon Davis and 29-year-old Daronte Jone, however both immediately fled on foot when they saw the officers.
After a brief foot pursuit, both individuals are stopped and taken into custody. Further investigation revealed that during the foot chase, Davis threw a loaded handgun, which was recovered by officers. In addition, Jones was seen throwing a clear plastic baggie containing alleged crack cocaine, which was also recovered by officers. Jones was also found in possession of a loaded handgun when he was taken into custody.
Davis was charged with trespassing, possession of ammunition/firearm by a prohibited person, and possession of a handgun. Jones was charged with trespassing, possession of ammunition/firearm by a prohibited person, possession of handgun, and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.