WESTMINSTER, MD. (WJZ) — Westminster Police arrested a man after neighborhood complaints of illegal drug activity in the area on Wednesday.

Officers conducted a traffic stop on Wednesday and a police K9 was alerted to the presence of illegal drugs.

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The investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, Dwight Wayne Raney, 27, who was wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants.


Courtesy: Westminster Police 

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Raney initially gave a fake name to police officers. He was found with suspected crack cocaine and marijuana.

He was taken to the Carroll County Detention Center and charged with:

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  • CDS: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine
  • CDS: Possession not marijuana: cocaine
  • CDS: Possession drug paraphernalia
  • False Statement to a peace officer

Raney was held on a $10,000 secured bond.