6 arrested, crack cocaine seized in raids on 3 houses

March 25, 1997|By TaNoah Morgan | TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF

Neighbors' complaints led to raids over the weekend on two houses in Severn and one in Lothian, where county police reported seizing thousands of dollars in crack cocaine and cash and arrested six people. It was the second raid on one of the houses, police said.

The first raid came about 9 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of Bayard Road in Lothian. Police said officers found 42 pieces of crack cocaine, valued at $1,160, and $4,897, inside.

In a raid at the same house in May, police reported finding small amounts of marijuana, PCP and crack cocaine.

Barry Lamond Thompson, 31, of the Bayard Road address, was charged Friday with possession and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and maintaining a common nuisance.

A few hours later, about 3: 30 a.m. Saturday, police raided a home in the 8500 block of Pioneer Drive in Severn and said they found 25 grams of crack cocaine and $420.

Officers arrested residents Curtis Leon Goliday, 25, and Artisha Thompson, 21, and charged them with possession and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.

About 8 p.m. that day, police returned to Severn to raid a home in the 1900 block of Arwell Court, where they reported finding several plastic bags with drug residue and about 7 grams of crack cocaine.

Resident Marcella Rogers, 36, was charged with possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. A juvenile resident was charged with possession of marijuana.

Karmella Lucinda Boyce, 22, of the 8300 block of Candlewick Court, who was at the Arwell Court address when police raided it, was charged with possession and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.

Pub Date: 3/25/97

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