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By: David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Staff Writer

Leonardtown, Md- On August 20, 2019, detectives from the Narcotics Division executed a search warrant in the 23000 block of Rocky Way in California.  John Glenn Olson, age 36 was found in possession of various quantities of suspected Oxycodone, Alprazolam, and cocaine. 

John Glenn Olson, age 36

A digital scale containing suspected cocaine residue, and U.S. currency were also found. Olson was charged with :

  • (4)CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana,
  • (3)CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute,
  • Illegal possession of ammunition. 

On March 6, 2020, Olson was convicted of conspiracy to possess, with the intent to distribute, cocaine and sentenced to five (5) years in prison for his involvement in the conspiracy. The remaining charges were Nolle Prosequi.

The Olson case was prosecuted by St. Mary’s County States Attorney Richard Fritz, and the St. Mary’s County Narcotics Unit investigated.


David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...