Md. drug sting yields 40+ arrests

ST. MARY'S COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- A two day operation in St. Mary's County has yielded more than 40 drug-related arrests.

The operation, dubbed "Operation Undivided Attention", was carried out on June 5 and 6.

A search and seizure warrant was executed on a residence in the 45000 block of Foxchase Drive in Lexington Park, officials say. Detectives have been purchasing marijuana at the home from Colvin Alexander Chase (Age 22). Upon entry, additional controlled substances were recovered to include marijuana, cocaine and PCP.

Suspect Joseph Aloysius Toney (Age 32) was identified as a distributor of both cocaine and marijuana in the Lexington Park and Great Mills area, according to officials. A search and seizure warrant was executed on his person and his residence, located in the 46000 block of Rogers Drive. Nearly $800.00 in cash, a loaded handgun, cocaine, marijuana, and a digital scale were recovered.

A residence located on the 46000 block of Coronado Dr. in Great Mills was identified by detectives as a distribution point of cocaine. A search and seizure warrant was obtained and executed which led to the arrest of three occupants, according to officials.

The full list of arrests can be viewed in the above gallery.


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