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MCDANIEL, Md.- The sheriff's office said two people were charged after heroin was found during a traffic stop.

Deputies said it happened on August 10 when police stopped a 2006 Honda Accord for traffic violations on New Road.

The sheriff's office said the driver was identified as 30-year-old Nathan Charles Roupe, of St. Michaels, Md. A passenger was identified as 35-year-old Patrick Bruce Wrightson of Wittman, Md.

Deputies said K-9 Raven scanned the vehicle and gave a positive alert for the presence of drugs. According to the sheriff's office, the vehicle was then searched and police found trace amounts of heroin along with drug paraphernalia belonging to both Roupe and Wrightson.

The sheriff's office said several needles, spoons, three cellphones, heroin and money believed to be related to drug sales and consumption were confiscated.

Deputies said Roupe and Wrightson were charged with possession of heroin and possession of paraphernalia.

According to the sheriff's office, Wrightson was ordered held on a $2,000 blond while Roupe was released on his personal recognizance.

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