Charles Co. Loaded Firearm and Quantity of Suspected Marijuana Recovered during Traffic Stop

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On September 18 at 4:14 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of Indian Head Highway and Metropolitan Church Road after observing a speeding violation. Upon approaching the car, the officer detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana. Investigation revealed several plastic baggies containing 57 grams of suspected marijuana. A loaded firearm was also safely recovered from the driver’s side area. The driver and sole occupant, Nailah Imani Rogers, 20, of Silver Spring, was arrested and charged with possession of a loaded handgun in a vehicle and possession of a controlled dangerous substance. On September 18, a district court commissioner released Rogers on personal recognizance. Officer McCuen is continuing the investigation.


Nailah Imani Rogers

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