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Police Crack Down, Make Multiple Arrests in Federalsburg

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FEDERALSBURG, Md. – A multi-jurisdictiona crime initiative in Caroline County earlier this week resulted in multiple arrests and the recovery of guns and drugs.

On Monday, December 15th a combined team of state, county, and municipal police conducted a crime suppression operation throughout the Federalsburg area. Police used undercover officers, surveillances, traffic stops, citizen information, and other techniques to target criminal activities.

Police say they arrested four suspects, all from Federalsburg.

Police arrested Dwayne L. Elliott, Sr., 30, and charged him with possession of a handgun, possession of a drug not marijuana, illegal possession of a regulated firearm, illegal possession of ammunition by a prohibited person, and theft less than $1,000. He was held on $50,000 bond.

Police also arrested Shandra D. Beulah, 24, and charged her with possession of a drug not marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released on her recognizance.

Police arrested Gerald S. L. Benton, 31, and charged him with four counts of possession of a drug not marijuana, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, and illegal possession of a firearm. He was released on $15,000 unsecured bond.

Finally, polioce arrested Jeremy S. Benton, 35, and charged him with three counts of possession of a drug not marijuana, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, and illegal possession of a firearm. He was released on $15,000 unsecured bond.

In addition to the four arrests, police recovered guns and drugs during the operation. The guns included a Ruger 9mm pistol and a Benelli 12-guage shotgun. Police say they also recovered small quantities of marijuana, percocet, tramadol, heroin, buprenorphine, “molly,” methadone, and suboxone.

Police units involved in the initiative included the Maryland State Police Gang Enforcement Unit, Firearms Enforcement Unit, and Easton Barrack. Allied law enforcement officers included the Caroline County Sheriff's Office, the Caroline County Narcotics Task Force, and the Federalsburg Police Department.

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