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Marijuana, Cocaine, Gun Seized from Speeding I-68 Driver

June 9th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

On Tuesday morning at approximately 1:00 AM, Deputies of The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on westbound Interstate 68 in the area of Frostburg on a vehicle that was exceeding the speed limit and displayed an equipment violation.

Upon contacting the operator it was discovered that they were in possession of a loaded handgun. The firearm was retrieved without incident to continue the traffic stop safely. While interacting with the operator a probable cause to search the vehicle was established. Deputies located a bag containing approximately 120 grams (4 ounces) of suspected cocaine as well as approximately 1 ounce of marijuana.

The operator, 43 year-old Tuwana Monique McBride of Charleston, WV.  was taken into custody and charged with the following:

Possession CDS  (Cocaine)

Possession w/Intent to Distribute (Cocaine)

Firearm Possession While Drug Trafficking

CDS Distribution w/Firearm

Firearm Wear, Carry, Transport Loaded Firearm

CDS Transport into State

Possession Marijuana > 10gm

Possession Marijuana w/Intent to Distribute


2 comments on this post.
  1. jim:

    Her life matters according to many

  2. Jay:

    What would you say if she were Caucasian, Latino, middle Eastern, or Asian?

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