Pair arrested on felony drug, gun charges following traffic stop

1280 Pocomoke Gun Arrest

POCOMOKE CITY, Md. – Two teens were taken into custody Wednesday night after guns and drugs were found during a traffic stop.

We’re told Pocomoke City Police Officers were working a special gun violence grant detail when they observed a black-colored passenger vehicle traveling south on Route 13 with no functioning tag lights. Officers subsequently stopped the vehicle and detected the smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

A probable cause search led to the recovery of a fully loaded Glock 42, .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun, a Kel-tech model 2000, 9mm rifle, approximately 3.6 grams of crack cocaine, several boxes of ammunition, and approximately 242 grams of marijuana.

The driver of the vehicle, 18-year-old Gage Jester, and passenger, 19-year-old Lindsey Baylis, were arrested and charged with felony drug offenses, possession with the intent to distribute, and felony handgun possession.

The pair were held on no bond at the Worcester County Jail.

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