Loaded Handgun and 18 Vacuum-Sealed Bags of Marijuana Found During Traffic Stop in Gaithersburg

Per Gaithersburg Police: On June 06, 2023 at 10:30 p.m., an officer assigned to the Gaithersburg Police Department – Community Action Team was conducting focused enforcement in the area of the 200 block of Professional Drive. At that time, the officer observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation, and initiated a traffic stop.

During the course of the traffic stop, a narcotics detecting K9 responded to conduct a drug scan of the vehicle. After receiving a positive indication from the K9 for the presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a search of the vehicle was conducted resulting in the discovery of a loaded handgun under the driver seat and 18 vacuum sealed bags of marijuana in a mini backpack from the rear passenger seat. The driver, 44-years-old, male from Montgomery Village, MD was arrested and transported to the Central Processing Unit for processing and formal charging. The passenger, 37-years-old, female from Rockville, MD was also arrested on outstanding warrants from another county.

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