Easton man arrested following drug investigation

EASTON, Md. – An Easton man was arrested following a drug bust Tuesday morning.

At approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, members of the Talbot County Drug Force, assisted by the Easton Police Department SWAT Team, Easton Police Department Narcotics Unit, Talbot County Sheriff’s Office CID, and Talbot County Sheriff’s Office Patrol/K9 executed two search and seizure warrants at 113 South Higgins Street, involving 46-year-old Norman Townsend.

Townsend was found to be in possession of 45.2 grams of suspected crack cocaine, 15 grams of suspected heroin/fentanyl, 10.7 grams of suspected marijuana, an amount of cash, as well as evidence of distribution.

Police say Townsend has a past criminal history of CDS related charges, assault, and attempted murder. He was subsequently arrested and charged with multiple drug offenses.

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