Arrest Made for Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance (Marijuana) with the Intent to Distribute; Other Offenses - News Release


City of Takoma Park Police Department

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Catherine Plevy, 301-891-7142 or 240-338-2901


April 21, 2013 (5:40 pm)


Chief Alan M. Goldberg from the Takoma Park Police Department announces the arrest of Shama King, 24, of Wheaton, Maryland, for possession with the intent to distribute Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) Marijuana, possession of CDS Marijuana, distribution of CDS Marijuana and possession of CDS drug paraphernalia.

On April 16, 2014, detectives from the Special Assignment Team (SAT) were conducting a surveillance detail in the 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue, when they observed what they suspected to be a narcotics transaction between two subjects in a vehicle. After the exchange, the subject in the passenger seat exited the vehicle and entered a hotel room. SAT detectives followed the vehicle away form the hotel and conducted a traffic stop. Detectives observed the Marijuana in plain view; they also could smell it. King was placed under arrest. The vehicle and U.S. currency were seized and impounded.

King was transported to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit (CPU).


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