A Glen Burnie man was convicted yesterday in Carroll County Circuit Court of selling marijuana to an undercover officer in the parking lot of Finksburg Plaza in July.
Anthony Lee Wilson, 31, of the 300 block of Lori Drive pleaded not guilty yesterday and agreed to allow the prosecutor's statement of facts to be the only evidence against him in the trial.
In exchange for his plea, prosecutors agreed to ask for a sentence June 18 that falls within the guidelines parole and probation officials will recommend in their presentence investigation.
Those guidelines will include the possibility of probation, said Wilson's attorney, assistant public defender Judson K. Larrimore.
With mother's help, youth, 16, arrested on drug charge
State police were surprised Wednesday when a Finksburg woman went to the Westminster barracks to ask what was in a small plastic bag that she said she had obtained from her son.
After troopers told her it appeared to be marijuana, she handed it over and said she would be back.
Later, police said, she returned with her 16-year-old son, who was arrested on charges of possessing 12.7 grams of the suspected drug.
The boy, who was not identified because of his age, was released to his mother's custody, pending action by juvenile authorities, police said.
Baltimore man convicted of drug distribution
A Baltimore man was convicted of distributing cocaine and marijuana yesterday after pleading guilty to selling the drugs to an undercover officer on three occasions last summer.
Daniel Michael Singer, 22, of the 3100 block of Mary Ave. pleaded guilty yesterday to two counts of distributing marijuana and two counts of distributing cocaine.
In exchange, prosecutors dropped the remaining charges. Carroll County Circuit Judge Francis M. Arnold agreed to give Singer no more than 20 years in prison at his April 30 sentencing.
Westminster Navy seaman completes training
Navy Seaman Shaun W. McIntyre recently completed the Navy's Basic Underwater Demolition/Seal training at Naval Special Warfare Center, San Diego.
The 25-week course included physical conditioning, long-distance swimming, combat diving, demolition warfare, land navigation, patrolling techniques and military explosives.
From this phase of training, students go to Army Jump School, then spend at least six months in advanced training with a Seal team before earning the Navy Seal designation.
A 1988 graduate of Westminster High School, Seaman McIntyre joined the Navy in September 1993. He received a bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina.
Westminster: Employees of the Sheetz convenience store on East Main Street told city police Wednesday that someone drove away without paying $21.01 for a tank of gasoline.