On Saturday, October 6, 2018 at approximately 1757 hours, TFC B. Meurrens #6372, conducted a traffic stop on a white Hyundai Accent for exceeding the posted speed limit on southbound Middletown Road and McDaniel Road, Waldorf, MD.

Upon making contact with the operator, Barber, Melvin Octavious, 25 yoa, Washington D.C., TFC Meurrens detected the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted.

The search revealed the following suspected: numerous pills identified as Oxycodone Hydrochloride, a Schedule II controlled dangerous substance, and less than 10 grams of marijuana. Barber was charged with the following CR, 5 601(a)(1) : CDS: Possess-Not Marijuana. 18MSP042996

All events occurred in Charles County, Maryland.

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