St. Mary’s County Vice/Narcotics detectives received information regarding a home in Hollywood, Maryland being used as a drug distribution point for heroin. A search and seizure warrant was obtained for the residence, located in the 44000 block of Clarke’s Landing Road, and executed with the assistance of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Team, K-9 deputies and Narcotics Support Team Officers. Detectives arrested Tina Renee Hancock (Age 46), Charles Patrick Hancock (Age 20), Thomas Allen Proffer (Age 31) and Kenneth Leon Smythers (Age 56), all of Hollywood, Maryland. Suspect Tina Hancock was arrested and charged with possession of heroin, her son, Charles Hancock was charged with possession of cocaine and heroin, and Suspect Proffer was charged with possession of heroin and related paraphernalia. Suspect Smythers, the home owner, was charged with possession of cocaine and illegal possession of a “sawed-off” shotgun. Additional charges and arrests are pending a review with State’s Attorney Richard D. Fritz.
Inquiries should be directed to Captain Daniel D. Alioto, Commander of Vice/Narcotics, at 301-475-4200, ext. 1918.
|Tina R. Hancock|
|Thomas Allen Proffer|
|Kenneth Leon Smythers|