Thursday, August 8, 2013

Deputies Arrest Drug Trafficking Suspect

Upper Marlboro, MD…  The Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest Monday of Dion Owens on an arrest warrant for Possession of a Firearm in relation to a Drug Trafficking warrant obtained by County Police Narcotic Enforcement Detectives (NED) on July 29, 2013.

According to the warrant, County Police Detectives executed a court ordered search and seizure warrant at a residence in Capitol Heights, MD, and found 23.5 grams of suspected marijuana, 3 digital scales with drug residue, $4,800.00 in U.S. Currency, a loaded .40 caliber handgun, a ballistic vest, and various documents with Owens’s name. Following a search of the residence and further investigation, detectives sought an arrest warrant for Owens.

Deputies investigating Owens’s whereabouts were led to a residence in the 5100 block of Southern Ave. in Capitol Heights, MD, where they located and apprehended him without incident.

NED was notified of Owens’ arrest and he was transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections, charged with Possession of a Firearm in relation to Drug Trafficking, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance with the intent to Distribute and Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance Paraphernalia.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-8637.


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