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Eight Arrested After Police Find Loaded Handgun and Marijuana in Car

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CENTREVILLE, Md. – Eight men were arrested early Sunday morning in Queen Anne's County after police say they found marijuana and a loaded handgun in the vehicle in which they were riding.

Maryland State Police said troopers stopped the car for speeding on westbound Route 50 at Kent Narrows Bridge at around shortly after 1 a.m.

The eight occupants of the car included: Richard Davis, 24, of Washington, D.C., Brandon Rashard Thompson, 22, of Maryland, Michael Helery Short, 23, of Washington, D.C., Brandon Dashawn Stong, 22, of Washington, D.C., Karon Malik Petty, 22, of Maryland, Ronald Arrington Pope, 23, of Washington, D.C., and Larinzo Lamonta Lambright, 23, of Maryland, according to police.

Troopers said they searched the car after detecting the odor of marijuana and discovered 5.7 grams of the drug, as well as a loaded 9 mm tec-9 handgun with a high capacity magazine.

Police said all of the occupants were placed under arrest and taken to the Centreville Barrack for processing.

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