DENTON, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say they expect more arrests after four people were charged in an in an effort to dismantle a drug trafficking organization on the Eastern Shore.
Police announced Monday that the organization was responsible for distributing heroin and a variety of other drugs throughout the Upper Shore region.
Police say 27-year-old Byron Drummond, 25-year-old Joseph Dean and 22-year-old Taylor Gibson have been charged with being a drug kingpin and possessing a large amount of heroin. They are from Denton. Police also say 36-year-old Gary Kess Jr., of Windsor Mill, is charged with possession of a large amount of a controlled dangerous substance. They were arrested last week.
An additional suspect was arrested by Delaware State Police after Maryland authorities sent information developed in the investigation.