Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Vice/Narcotics Arrests

St. Mary’s County Vice/Narcotics detectives identified Darius Timothy Woodland Jr. (Age 21 of Leonardtown) as a distributor of marijuana. As a result of the investigation, a search and seizure warrant was obtained and executed at his home, located in the 41000 block of Norris Road in Leonardtown. Once inside detectives recovered nearly ¾ of a pound of marijuana (street value $1,500), a digital scale with marijuana residue, more than $350.00 in cash, a cell phone, three handguns and related ammunition. Suspect Woodland, Jr. was arrested, and additional charges are pending a review with State’s Attorney Richard D. Fritz.
 Detectives observed Melvin Jerome Maddox aka “Melly-Mel” (Age 46 of Lexington Park) in a drug transaction with Brandi Marie Beckett (Age 32 of Lexington Park). Immediately following the transaction, both parties were stopped and detained. Nearly $3,000, packaging material and a cell phone were recovered from Suspect Maddox, and “crack” cocaine was recovered from Suspect Beckett. Both suspects were arrested, and additional charges are pending.

Inquiries should be directed to Captain Daniel D. Alioto, 
Commander of Vice/Narcotics, at 301-475-4200, ext. *1918.

Darius Timothy Woodland, Jr.

Melvin Jerome Maddox 

Brandi Marie Beckett