Drug bust leads to recovery of drugs, more than $17k in suspected drug money

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Wood (left) and Whitley

SALISBURY, Md. – A recent drug investigation led to the discovery of marijuana, cocaine, and more than $17,000 in cash.

We’re told the investigation wrapped up earlier this month when detectives executed a search and seizure warrant for a residence in the 1100 block of Nokomis Avenue, after investigating individuals selling controlled dangerous substances from the residence. The primary target of the investigation was 47-year-old Carlos Wood.

A complete search of the residence led to the recovery of a total of 136.12 grams of cocaine of which 30.24 grams was crack cocaine, and 105.88 was powder cocaine. In addition, 369.98 grams of marijuana, 99 individual marijuana cigarettes packaged for sale, a stolen loaded handgun, numerous digital scales and packaging material, and $17,306.65 in cash were located. Police say the handgun was reported stolen through the Norfolk Police Department.

Both Wood and 35-year-old Cameo Whitley were arrested as a result of the search. Whitley was charged with possession with the intent to distribute and possession of marijuana and was released after posting bond.

Wood was charged with possession with the intent to distribute narcotic, firearm in a drug trafficking crime, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony, possession with the intent to distribute, maintaining a common nuisance for distribution of CDS, and other related charges. He was held without bond.

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