Shot by police officers, man faces drug charges

March 20, 1993|By Roger Twigg | Roger Twigg,Staff Writer

A 20-year-old man, who suffered a minor gunshot wound Thursday when police raided an apartment in Southwest Baltimore and seized about 2 kilos of crack cocaine, was charged yesterday with narcotics violations, police reported.

Police said Julius Jingles of the 300 block of N. Chapelgate Lane was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, manufacturing cocaine, smuggling, resisting arrest, distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school and maintaining a common nuisance.

Mr. Jingles was charged after he was released from the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he had been treated for a superficial gunshot wound of the left buttock, police said. He was being held last night at the Southwestern District lockup, awaiting a bail hearing.

Agent Doug Price, a police spokesman, said the shooting occurred about noon Thursday when several officers raided Mr. Jingles' residence.

Joschoney Brown, 20, of the 700 block of N. Culver St. and Mr. Jingles resisted arrest but Mr. Jingles more violently so, and as a result, one of the officers shot him in the buttocks, Agent Price said.

Police said Mr. Brown was charged with possession of cocaine, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, possession of narcotics paraphernalia, interstate transportation of cocaine, distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school, resisting arrest and maintaining a common nuisance.

Mr. Brown was also being held at the Southwestern District lockup in lieu of $50,000 bail, police said.

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