POCOMOKE CITY, Md.- A Pocomoke City man who was recently released from prison is back behind bars following a cocaine bust.
The Worcester County Sheriff's Office reports that on Friday, members of its Criminal Enforcement Team got a warrant to search the 8th Street home of 39-year-old Christopher Shawn Harmon. Police said Harmon was driving his car in the area of Linden Avenue when the Criminal Enforcement Team tried to carry out a traffic stop in order to execute the warrant.
According to authorities, Harmon took off in his car on Route 13 and was seen throwing out several glass vials of cocaine. Police said Harmon was taken into custody when he was stopped near the intersection of routes 13 and 113.
Investigators said approximately 12.2 grams of cocaine was recovered from the roadway and Harmon's car. He was charged with possession of cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and ordered held in the Worcester County Detention Center on a $25,000 bond.
Police noted Harmon from the Maryland Department of Corrections on Jan. 3, due to a previous controlled dangerous substance conviction.
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