Two Arrested On Drug And Gun Charges After Traffic Stop In Frederick County

Photo from Frederick County Sheriff’s Office

One man faces 13 charges and is a convicted felon.

Frederick, Md. (NS) – A car was pulled over for speeding in Frederick County, and two people went to jail for gun and drug offenses.

At around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a Sheriff’s Deputy pulled over a vehicle on Interstate 70 near Route 180 for speeding and developed the suspicion of a drug crime.

A K9 unit was called to the scene where it gave a positive alert for drugs.

The vehicle was searched and deputies seized a loaded handgun, crack cocaine, and meth.

The driver, Michael White, 55, of Gerrardstown, West Virginia, and passenger Rebecca Lorey, 19, of Stephens City, Virginia were arrested and taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center.

Lorey received 2 drug charges.

White is facing 13 gun and drugs charges:

  • Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) – Possession with Intent to Distribute
  • CDS possession-not cannabis (two counts)
  • CDS possession with intent to distribute a narcotic
  • CDS possession paraphernalia
  • Firearm use by a felon of a violent crime
  • Firearm possession with a felony conviction
  • Loaded handgun in a vehicle
  • Illegal possession of ammunition
  • Regulated firearm, illegal possession
  • Firearm/drug traffic rime
  • CDS: distribution with a firearm
  • Handgun in a vehicle

He is a convicted felon and is prohibited from possessing firearms and was also wanted for thefts in Anne Arundel County.