GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — A traffic stop in Anne Arundel County led to the recovery of a controlled dangerous substance and a handgun, according to police.

Police were patrolling the area of Ritchie Highway and Ordnance Road on Monday shortly before 11:30 a.m.

READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Severe Storm Threat Prompts Alert Day Saturday

Officers conducted a traffic stop at which time the driver exited the vehicle and began walking away. Officers detained the driver and found CDC present within the car.

READ MORE: Baltimore Police Stepping Up Deployment On Fourth Of July Weekend, Commissioner Says

A search of the vehicle also resulted in the recovery of a loaded Glock 21 .45 caliber handgun, two Ziplock bags of suspected CDS marijuana, seven Oxycodone Hydrochloride pills, one pint of Promethazine with Codeine and 2,022 U.S. currency.

The driver was arrested and transported to Northern District for processing.

MORE NEWS: State Police Expand Traffic Enforcement On I-83 In Baltimore City

He is facing drug and handgun related charges.