Upper Marlboro, MD… The Prince George's County Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/ Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Rashon Parham of Bladensburg, MD on an arrest warrant for CDS Possession with Intent to Distribute that was obtained by the Bladensburg Police Department on June 25, 2014.
According to the warrant, on June 16th , in the 5000 block of 57th Avenue in Bladensburg, MD - an area that was under surveillance for drug trafficking - Parham is alleged to have approached the passenger side of a vehicle where he appeared to make a hand-to-hand exchange of an unknown amount of US currency for a small item consistent with the size and shape of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) packaging. The warrant indicates that the vehicle was stopped, and CDS was recovered that field tested positive for Marijuana.
The warrant further indicates that Parham was previously observed on June 10th in the 5700 block of Emerson Street where he completed a similar transaction less than 1000 feet away from Elizabeth Seton High School. When approached by officers, Parham fled on foot.
On September 8th warrant deputies received information that Parham was in the Hyattsville area. Canvassing the area, they spotted Parham in the 3800 block of Hamilton Street in Hyattsville. Deputies apprehended Parham and placed him into custody without incident. He was transported to Hyattsville Regional Unit for processing.
Parham is also being charged with CDS possession with intent to distribute, Possession of marijuana, Possession of CDS Paraphernalia, and CDS Possession with Intent to Distribute on School Property.For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354