On Thursday, August 30, 2018, at approximately 1838 hours, Trooper M. Foster #6937 was working a stationary speed enforcement assignment in the area of Mattawoman Beantown Road, south of Shlagel Road, Waldorf, MD. Trooper Foster observed a GMC Yukon exceeding the posted maximum speed limit of 45 mph. Trooper Foster initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver, Butler, Terrell Derico, 36 yoa, Bryans Road, Charles County, MD. A check revealed the registration on the vehicle was suspended, and Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office had an open warrant for Butler for violating a protective order.
A search incident to the arrest revealed a plastic bag containing suspected Marijuana. Butler requested that his phone and wallet be retrieved from the vehicle. Trooper Foster retrieved the phone and located two wallets. Trooper Foster retrieved Butler’s license from one wallet and discovered credit cards and other cards belonging to Natarsha Renee Haskins and Farhan Ali M. Alanazi. Butler was transported to Charles County Detention Center for further processing.
During the secondary search of Butler at the detention center, a bag fell out from Butler’s crotch onto the ground. Correctional Officer 2 Williams #2672 opened the bag and discovered one glass vial containing suspected PCP.
Butler was charged with the following:
- Traffic Violation: TA 21-801.1 – Exceeding the posted maximum speed limit: 63 mph in a posted 45 mph zone (0740T54); TA 13-401(H)
- Driving vehicle on highway with suspended registration (0750T54).
- Criminal Offenses: CR 7-104 (3) – Theft less than $100.00; CR 8-204 (a)(i)
- Credit Card: Steal another(s); CR 5-601 (a)(1)
- CDS: Possess-not Marijuana (PCP)
- CR 9-412 (a)(3) – Possession of Contraband in a place of confinement; CR 9-416 (b)
- Poss/Rec CDS in place of confinement. 18MSP037236
All events occurred in Charles County, Maryland. All persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. News releases are a service of the Maryland State Police.