Drug investigation leads to three arrests in Salisbury

1280 Wicomico Arrest

L to R: Justis, Noel Royall, Lashawn Royall

SALISBURY, Md. – A drug investigation wrapped up with three arrests on Wednesday, according to police.

Over the course of the past month, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office conducted a drug investigation involving 23-year-old Lashawn Royall, who was selling controlled dangerous substances from his residence in the 400 block of Lindenhurst Court.

A search and seizure warrant was obtained for the residence, which was executed on Wednesday. Royall, along with three other adults and two small children were located inside the residence on arrival. The adult occupants were identified as Lashawn Royall, 23-year-old Eliana Justis, and 22-year-old Noel Royall.

A thorough search of the residence resulted in the recovery of the following:

  • 46.12 grams of cocaine, including 41 individual bags of crack cocaine packaged for individual sales
  • 15 individual wrapped baggies containing multicolored ecstasy pills, totaling 202 pills
  • 20 heat sealed bags of marijuana with a total combined weight of 9,688.49 grams (21.36 pounds)
  • $33,343.18 in cash
  • Black Ruger semi-automatic handgun with a magazine containing six .380 caliber live rounds of ammunition
  • Numerous digital scales and packaging material

It was also learned that Royall is a convicted felon and cannot possess firearms. In addition, Justis maintains the home as a common nuisance to distribute CDS.

Lashawn Royall was charged with possession with the intent to deliver cocaine, possession with the intent to deliver ecstasy, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime, and possession of a firearm by a person prohibited.

Noel Royall was charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to deliver ecstasy, and possession with the intent to deliver marijuana.

Justis was charged with possession with the intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to deliver ecstasy, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime, and maintaining a common nuisance to distribute CDS.

All three were held without bond.

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