Incident: CDS/Firearm Possession/Fugitive/Currency seizure
Date and Time of Occurrence: 1/23/2013 @ 2058 hrs.
Location of Occurrence: N/B US RT 301 S/O Acton Lane, Waldorf, Charles, County,
On the above date and time, TFC McCombs stopped a 2003 Honda Accord for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as David Lee Miller. While conversing with the driver, several indicators of criminal activity were observed which lead to a K9 Scan on the vehicle. A positive alert was given by the K-9 for the presence of controlled dangerous substances.
A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted which revealed a quantity of suspected marihuana. Troopers noticed that rear seat of the vehicle was not fully secure and when lifted, a fully loaded Desert Eagle nine millimeter pistol was recovered . A wanted check of the serial number was conducted which revealed the pistol was reported stolen through the Prince George’s County Police Department in 2010.
A search of Miller’s person revealed a large amount of U.S. Currency which was seized as well as additional suspected marihuana.
1) David Lee Miller, B/M, age 36 of
Upper Marlboro, MD
Charges: Possession of a Stolen Regulated Firearm by prohibited person
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Possession w/intent to use Drug Paraphernalia
Possession of a Firearm in a vehicle
Possession of Marijuana
Subject taken to Charles County District Court Commissioner for a hearing.
Investigating/Arresting Officer: TFC C. McCombs