ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — A 23-year-old man was arrested on charges of gun and drug possession in Annapolis Tuesday night.

Annapolis police say they caught Keonte McGowan of Annapolis, with a loaded handgun, 19 grams of suspected crack cocaine, 5 grams of suspected heroin and $3,574 after he tried to flee from police around 11:48 p.m.

Officers were called to the unit block of Bens Drive for a report of armed suspects. Police found McGowan as he tried to flee on foot.

McGowan has a criminal record that prohibits him from having a gun. The gun was also reported stolen with Howard County Police.

McGowan was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of CDS with intent to distribute, concealment of a dangerous weapon and 9 other criminal charges.

He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.


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