BROOKLYN, MD. (WJZ) — Two Baltimore men were arrested Monday afternoon after they were found with over $25,000 worth of marijuana, THC edibles and other items in Anne Arundel County.
Detectives followed up on a few “community concerns” of drug activity in the area at around noon when they pulled a car over in the 700 block of Church Street.READ MORE: ‘The Numbers Slapped Them In The Face’ Father Shares His Family’s COVID-19 Diagnosis As Thousands Of Maryland Students Remain In Quarantine With Cases Rising
When they went up to the vehicle, detectives saw suspected drugs and paraphernalia in “plain view,” according to a police report.READ MORE: 'I Spent 36 Years In Prison For A Crime Didn't Commit': City State's Attorney Office Introduces New Program To Help Overturn Wrongful Convictions
They searched the car and found 1,291 grams of suspected marijuana with a street value of $25,820, around 51 packages of suspected THC edibles with a street value of around $1,300, and $802 in U.S. currency along with other paraphernalia.MORE NEWS: Loaded Handgun & Ammunition Found At Chesapeake High School In Essex
The driver, identified by police as Aron Nathaniel Nwankwo, 28; and the passenger, Deon Prinze Alston, 43, were arrested and charged.