FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Two men were charged with heroin possession during a traffic stop in Frederick County Wednesday.

According to state police, 44-year-old Justin Thorne Mitchell and 28-year-old Dustin William Lloyd, both of Harpers Ferry, WV, were stopped on Route 340 near the US-15 split in a red Dodge. A K-9 conducted a scan of the vehicle and was alerted to drugs.

44-year-old Justin Thorne Mitchell and 28-year-old Dustin William Lloyd

Police conducted a search of the vehicle and found 100 suspect heroin capsules and related paraphernalia.

Heroin capsules found during Frederick traffic stop. Credit: Maryland State Police

They were charged with:

  • CDS Possession Not-Marijuana
  • CDS Possession with Intent to Distribute
  • CDS Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotic
  • CDS Possession of Paraphernalia

Mitchell was also found to have an active warrant through the Frederick Barrack for CDS possession from a CDS arrest earlier this year.

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