18 arrested in Severn after drug probe Officers masqueraded as dealers in investigation

May 24, 1998|By Brenda J. Buote | Brenda J. Buote,SUN STAFF

Anne Arundel County police arrested 18 people Friday following a three-month street-level drug investigation of the Severn area.

While executing the arrest warrants, police seized a stolen handgun, $3,389, two vehicles and 41 grams of suspected crack cocaine.

Officers from the Western District Beat Officers Against Drug Trafficking Unit masqueraded as drug dealers and sold nonnarcotic substances in place of drugs.

Arrested on Friday were:

Damon Geremiah Gomer, 24, of the 100 block of Princeton Ave., Salisbury.

Arrick Dewarn Harris, 25, of the 200 block of Pinecove Ave., Odenton.

Thomas Bryan Matthews, 18, of the 8200 block of Parham Court, Severn.

Reginald Turner, 20, of the 1700 block of Richfield Drive, Severn.

Brian Kintrell Moore, 19, of the 1900 block of Arwell Court, Severn.

Antwan Lamont Green, 20, of the 1700 block of Circle Road, Severn.

David Dainelle Jones, 18, of the 1800 block of Sparrow Court, Severn.

Donta Sanders, 18, whose address was not known yesterday.

Bernardo Perdomo, 20, of the 1900 block of Huguenot Place, Severn.

Fabian Loring Gray, 16, of the 1700 block of Meade Village Circle, Severn. Gray was charged as an adult.

Vaughn Marquis Salaam, 19, of the 8500 block of Pioneer Drive, Severn.

Cecil Bellsa King, 19, of the 8300 block of Flintlock Court, Severn.

Mark Leonard Stewart, 22, of the 1700 block of Richfield Drive, Severn.

Demond Maccio Walker, 22, of the 8500 block of Pioneer Drive, Severn.

Alton Norris Armstrong, 19, of the 7900 block of Trafalgar Court, Severn.

Carl Devon Lewis, 31, of the 8300 block of Timberlake Court, Severn.

They were each charged with drug offenses, police said. Two 17-year-olds were also arrested.

Pub Date: 5/24/98

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