Drug Bust on Matthewstown Road nets two from Easton, MD.

| July 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

CDS Arrest:

On June 29, 2017, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Talbot County Narcotics Task Force and members of the Maryland State Police, stopped a motor vehicle on Matthewstown Road near Mile Post Drive for moving . The driver was identified as Brandi Nicoel Payne, 35 of Easton, MD. During initial contact with Payne, Deputies detected numerous criminal indicators and Talbot County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Fred was deployed to conduct an open air sniff of the vehicle resulting in a positive alert for the presence of a controlled substance.


A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted and Deputies located 141 packets of heroin, individually wrapped in white wax paper folds marked “Boss Baby” in black stamp. Identical packets have been linked to several overdoses on the eastern shore. Payne was charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance, maintaining a common nuisance and paraphernalia. Payne was taken before a District Court Commissioner and released on an unsecured bond.

As a result of information obtained by Payne, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Talbot County Narcotics Task Force responded to a residence Payne shares with James Herbert Holsopple, 46 of Easton, MD. Holsopple was arrested on an open arrest warrant issued by the Circuit Court of Cecil County. Holsopple was arrested without incident on charges stemming from possession of controlled substances and returned to Cecil County.


Category: Local Crime

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  1. Me says:

    Both should had been LOCKED UP and not let out!!!

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