St. Mary’s County Vice/Narcotics detectives identified Woody Nathaniel Ward (Age 39) and James Roshawn Garrett (Age 34) both of Hollywood, Maryland as distributors of cocaine. An investigation resulted in the issuance of a search and seizure warrant for their residence. St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Team members, K9 deputies and Vice/Narcotics Support Team deputies assisted in the execution of the search warrant.
Detectives recovered cocaine, marijuana, packaging materials, two digital scales with cocaine residue, four cell phones, ingredients to convert powder cocaine to crack cocaine, a microwave plate with cocaine residue and a loaded handgun.
Suspect Ward was charged with drug violations, and Suspect Garrett was charged with the gun violation. Suspect Garrett is a convicted felon and is prohibited from possessing a firearm. Additional drug charges are expected against both suspects, pending a review with State’s Attorney Richard D. Fritz.
Inquiries should be directed to Captain Daniel D. Alioto, Commander of Vice/Narcotics
301-475-4200, ext *1918.
|Woody N. Ward|
|James R. Garrett|