|Guns, Heroin, Cocaine Seized During Arrest|
When Townes exchanged the items with the passerby for cash the BON detectives moved in to further investigate. With Townes detained the book bag was searched and found to contain a fully loaded, 9mm, Stallard Arms semi-automatic handgun, a loaded, .32 caliber Smith & Wesson revolver, 155 glassine envelopes of heroin, stamped “STOP SN
Townes was then placed under arrest and charged with two counts each of the unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon while committing a drug offense, possession a weapon by a convicted felon, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of CDS with intent to distribute and possession of CDS with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of North Star Academy. Townes was also found to be the subject of an open criminal warrant on charges of aggravated assault which was issued by the
At today’s arraignment, Judge Marilyn Williams ordered Townes held at the county jail in lieu of $100,000 cash bond only.