ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ)– Annapolis Police seized a large amount of heroin during a traffic stop.
On May 14 at 4:40 p.m., Annapolis Police patrolling the 1100-block of Medger Evers Street stopped a bright green Lincoln for traffic violations. The driver, Deon Matthews, was found to be driving with a suspended license. Police found unlabeled pill bottles containing Percocet and a digital scale in the car. Matthews, 20, was charged with drug possession and possession of drug-related paraphernalia, forging a prescription, and issuing and possessing a forged prescription.
The passenger of the car, Demarrow Williams, was found to have three outstanding bench warrants and a prescription for Oxycodone written to another person. Police found that Williams, 19, had stolen the prescription from the doctor.
A third person, Darla Howard, 29, was also charged as she came to pick up keys to her rental car from Matthews’ and Williams’ car while police were investigating them. Howard’s rented grey Chevrolet was parked near the traffic stop. Police found 83.1 grams of heroin in its trunk with an approximate street value of $16,000. Howard was charged with possession of narcotics with an intent to distribute.