CAMBRIDGE, Md.- Police say a Cambridge man is facing drug kingpin and related charges after a large amount of cocaine was seized during raids of two homes.
At about 8:30 p.m. Friday, members of the Cambridge Police Department Special Operations Division and Emergency Response Team executed two search and seizure warrants as part of a drug distribution investigation.
Officers said they searched a home on Rainbow Avenue and on Dobson Street as part of the search warrants. Police say they found about 458 grams of cocaine, a stolen handgun, a small amount of marijuana and about $700 in cash. The estimated street value of the cocaine is $90,000.
After an investigation, officers arrested 36-year-old Tyrone Donte Anderson of Cambridge. He is charged with being a drug kingpin, possession of cocaine in large amounts, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm in a drug trafficking crime, maintaining a common nuisance for drug distribution, as well as other lesser weapons and drug charges.
Anderson was ordered held without bond in the Dorchester County Detention Center.