County police seized 263 marijuana plants that were being cultivatedin thick woods off St. George's Barber Road in Davidsonville.
On Aug. 3, narcotic investigators from the Marijuana Eradication Recognizance Team found the plants while flying over the area in a small plane, county police said.
The team includes officers from state and county police and members of the Army National Guard.
The officers searched the area on foot and found the plants, which weighed about 10 pounds each. Investigators said each plant would have yielded about one pound of marijuana each. The crop had a street value of $2,000.
MAN CHARGED WITH RAPING CO-WORKER
Police have charged a Montgomery County man with raping a woman in Crofton last month.
Amilcar Carillo, 21, of the 500 block of South Hampton Drive in Silver Spring, was charged with first-degree rape Thursday.
Investigators said the woman was working as a cleaning woman in a house under construction on Charing Cross Drivewhen a co-worker walked into the room and forced her to have sex with him.
EASTPORT MAN CHARGED WITH PCP POSSESSION
An Annapolis man was charged with possession of cocaine and PCP after police searched his Eastport home.
Michael Perkins, 18, of the 100 block Eastern Avenue, was arrested at about 1:30 a.m. Friday, police said.
BONE WASHED ASHORE STUDIED FOR ORIGIN
The state medical examiner is studyinga bone that washed up on the shore of the South River Tuesday, county police said.
Police said a resident of Ferry Point Road in Annapolis found the bone and called police.
Homicide investigators turned the bone over to the state medical examiner's office. Police couldnot tell if it was a human bone.
WOMAN CHARGED WITH BUYING CRACK COCAINE
A 29-year-old Galesville woman was arrested and charged with cocaine possession after an undercover officer reported witnessing a drug buy in the Robinwood public housing complex in Annapolis, city police said.
An officer assigned to surveillance in the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue said a man walked up to Leigh A. Wright's gray Chevy truck about 11:45 p.m. Thursday and said, "What do you need?"
The officer, suspecting a drug deal, radioed a patrolman, who stopped Wright nearby, searched her and found three rocks of crack cocaine in her bra, police said.
Wright, of the 4800 block of Anchors Way, was charged with possession of cocaine, driving on a suspended license and driving with suspended tags.