Star Local News
On January 10, 2018 at 1008 hours, Trooper Phillips #6584 stopped a black Chrysler 300 for
exceeding the posted speed limit of 45 miles per hour on northbound Route 5 at Shlagel Road,
Waldorf, Charles County, MD. Contact was made with the driver who was identified as Marcus Balil Stokes, 33 yoa, from Suitland , MD. While Trooper Phillips was speaking with Stokes, he detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search of the driver and vehicle revealed a plastic K-Pac bag containing marijuana, and 3 smaller size Ziploc bags containing marijuana with the total weight of 112.5 grams. Stokes was placed under arrest and transported to the Charles County Detention Center for processing. Stokes was charged with Possession with the Intent to Distribute. 18MSP001285.