Eight charged in Wilde Lake drug raid

September 12, 1994

Howard County police arrested eight people and confiscated 20 rocks of crack cocaine in Wilde Lake on Thursday night when they executed a search warrant in the 5900 block of Turnabout Lane, authorities said.

Police said they made a ninth arrest when they learned that a man who approached the home during the raid was named in a warrant from the Sheriff's Department.

About 10:10 p.m., officers from the department's Street Drug Section raided the home after receiving tips from police sources. Once inside, detectives found rocks of crack, several plastic bags of powdered cocaine and marijuana, drug paraphernalia and $800, police said.

The seven adults and 17-year-old youth arrested inside the residence were charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Avon Eugene Curtis, 20, and Kevin Joseph McCullough, 21, both of the Turnabout Lane address, and Curtis Lee Lynch, 36, of the 100 block of Winters Lane in Baltimore were being held at the Howard County Detention Center in lieu of $3,500 bond. Leonard Thomas Butler, 33, who lived at the raided house, was being held in lieu of an unsecured bond.

Christian Anthony Boyce, 18, of the 6500 block of Quiet Hours Lane was being held without bond. Antonio James Miller, 28, of the 500 block of N. Carey Street in Baltimore was being held in lieu of $2,500 bond.

Jail officials could not immediately determine the status of Larry Dean Wilson, 33, of the 5900 block of Grand Banks Road and Wendell Sherman Anderson, 27, of the 5900 block of Grand Banks Road, who was detained on the outstanding warrant.

The youth was released into parental custody.


* Harper's Choice: 5800 block of Harpers Farm Road: A green 1994 Isuzu Warrior with Maryland tags 626978M was stolen Wednesday, police said.

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