Drug Arrests in St. Mary's Co.

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 11, 2015)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Vice Narcotics Division released the following incident and arrest reports. The Division is an investigative team comprised of detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Federal Drug Agents (HIDTA Group 34). The Division was established on September 1st, 2007.


Charles Ray McElhaney, age 31, of Piney Point, Md.

Detectives developed Charles Ray McElhaney, age 31, of Piney Point, as a distributor of multiple controlled dangerous substances in the Piney Point area. A search warrant was obtained and more than 34 grams of marijuana were recovered along with a digital scale and a quantity of cocaine. Additional charges ae pending a review with the state's attorney.


Christina Marie James, age 28 of California, Md.

Christina Marie James, age 28 of California, was indicted and charged with several criminal counts to include Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute and Conspiring to Distribute Marijuana. That indictment was served and suspect James awaits trial in the Circuit Court for St. Mary's County.

Disclaimer: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: http://so.md/presumed-innocence. Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned. You can find additional information about the case by searching the Maryland Judiciary Case Search Database using the accused's name and date of birth. The database is online at http://so.md/mdcasesearch . Persons named who have been found innocent or not guilty of all charges in the respective case, and/or have had the case ordered expunged by the court can have their name, age, and city redacted by following the process defined at http://so.md/expungeme.

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