QUADTF arrests two after Search Warrant in Chester

INCIDENT:    QA DRUG TASK FORCE OPERATION

DATE / TIME: 01/27/2012 @ 0330 Hours

ARREST:        See Narrative

 NARRATIVE: Early this morning QUADTF served a knock and announce search warrant at 104 Little Creek Court in Chester, QA Co., MD.  The entry was conducted by the QA Co. Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team without incident.  During the search the following was located and seized:

 Two marijuana plants approximately 4 inches in height Various forms of CDS paraphernalia, 1.5 grams of marijuana, 1.2 grams (4 bags) of cocaine, two .22 caliber rifles, $164.00 in cash and two cell phones.

 The below listed individuals were arrested and charged with the following:

 Fulton Earl Laws (58) of 104 Little Creek Court, Chester, MD 21619

 Charges:     Manufacturing Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana; Possession of CDS Paraphernalia, Possession of Cocaine

 Calvin Purnell Stowers Jr. (40) of 104 Little Creek Court, Chester, MD 21619

 Charges:     Possession w/intent to distribute Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of CDS Paraphernalia

 A juvenile will also be referred to DSS for Possession of marjuana and Possession of CDS paraphernalia

 Laws has prior arrests for Possession of Marjuana and CDS paraphernalia.  Stowers has prior arrests for Possession Not Marijuana, Assault 2nd degree and resisting arrest.  According to Maryland Judiciary Case Search Laws  was held on a $5000 and Stowers was released on his personal recognizance.

 DFC Steve Gore is the case investigator.