News Release, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Jermaine Lynell Young, age 37 of Great Mills

In March of 2019, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division began an investigation regarding Jermaine Lynell Young, age 37 of Great Mills, distributing controlled dangerous substances (CDS). In May of 2019, a search and seizure warrant was executed at Young’s residence in Great Mills.  A quantity of cocaine was located within the residence to indicate an intent to distribute.

In collaboration with the St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney Richard D. Fritz, a Circuit Court indictment was obtained via the Grand Jury for the arrest of Young. On December 19, 2019, Young was arrested and charged with the following:

  • CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Cocaine)
  • CDS: Possession- With Intent to Distribute (Cocaine)

Arrest briefs are courtesy of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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