On January 17, 2018, Cpl. Potter stopped a vehicle in the 22000 block of Pegg Road, in Lexington Park, for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the driver of the vehicle, Thomas Lionel Wills, age 40, of Lexington Park, a cut straw containing white residue was observed. Further search of the vehicle yielded multiple bags containing cocaine and heroin, as well as numerous pills believed to be Oxycodone; a loaded handgun was also recovered.

Wills was arrested and charged with the following; Three Counts of Possession of CDS-Not Marijuana, Carrying handgun on Person, and Felon in Possession of Handgun; Wills has previous felony convictions for CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute.  Wills was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center.