BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (WJZ) — Police arrested a man with bags of powder and crack cocaine during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.

Detectives were patrolling the Brooklyn Park area at around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday when they saw an Acura TSX with a driver not wearing a seat belt.

They initiated a traffic stop, and during it a narcotics canine found  a controlled dangerous substance inside the vehicle.

A search of the car resulted in recovering the following:

  • Bag of suspected crack cocaine, 29 grams
  • Bag of suspected powder cocaine, 13. 9 grams
  • Digital scale and multiple cell phones
  • $2,914 in US currency

Michael Rodell Matthew Jr., 33, of Pasadena, Md., was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute narcotics, possession of a controlled dangerous substance not marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

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