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MDTA POLICE ARREST NORTH CAROLINA MAN WITH STOLEN GUN AND DRUGS

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Feb. 14, 2019

 

MDTA POLICE ARREST NORTH CAROLINA MAN

WITH STOLEN GUN AND DRUGS

 

BALTIMORE, MD – On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police arrested a North Carolina man and charged him with illegally possessing a stolen gun and drugs.

An MDTA Police officer stopped a 2017 Hyundai that was following another vehicle too closely near the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge (US 301). A search of the vehicle revealed a stolen handgun and a large quantity of marijuana. The handgun was reported stolen from Apex, NC. The driver of the vehicle, 23-year-old Kaytrell Williams of Cary, NC, claimed possession of the gun and drugs. Williams is prohibited from possessing a handgun due to a prior felony conviction.

 

The MDTA Police charged Williams with illegally transporting a firearm, a prohibited person in possession of a handgun, possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute and driving without a license.

 

After processing, officers transported Williams to a district court commissioner in Charles County.

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