Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust

Published 10/03 2013 11:35PM

Updated 10/03 2013 11:41PM

FROSTBURG, MD -  Investigators with the Maryland State Police say a traffic stop turned into a drug bust Thursday evening.

Officials say a trooper pulled over a driver for speeding around 5 o'clock Thursday evening on Interstate 68 near Midlothian Road.  The driver, 34 year-old Landon Garrett of Morgantown, WV, had a warrant for his arrest.

The trooper smelled marijuana from the car, which lead to a search.  That search turned up 1500 packets of heroin and 17 packets of marijuana.

Troopers say both Garrett and the passenger in the car, 18 year-old Cheyann Hammonds, were arrested for possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and heroin.

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