On Wednesday, January 23 at 8:58, Trooper First Class McCombs stopped a 2003 Honda Accord for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as David Lee Miller, 36 of Upper Marlboro. While speaking with the driver, several indicators of criminal activity were observed which lead to a K-9 Scan on the vehicle. A positive alert was given by the K-9 for the presence of controlled dangerous substances.
A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted which revealed a quantity of suspected marijuana Troopers noticed that rear seat of the vehicle was not fully secure and when lifted, a fully loaded Desert Eagle nine millimeter pistol was recovered . A wanted check of the serial number was conducted which revealed the pistol was reported stolen through the Prince George’s County Police Department in 2010.
A search of Miller’s person revealed a large amount of U.S. Currency which was seized as well as additional suspected marijuana.
Miller was later taken to see a Charles County District Court Commissioner for a hearing, and released on January 24, after posting a $3000.00 bail.
Miller was charged with the following crimes:
Possession of a Stolen Regulated Firearm by prohibited person
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Possession w/intent to use Drug Paraphernalia
Possession of a Firearm in a vehicle
Possession of Marijuana