Drug, Gun Seizure During Lothian Traffic Stop Leads to One Arrest
One man is facing drug and gun related charges after police allegedly seized multiple items from his vehicle during a traffic stop in Lothian.
On March 5, 2022, at approximately 8:25 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop of a red 2002 Chevrolet in the area of Southern Maryland Boulevard and Mt. Zion Road. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted resulting in the seizure of a loaded 9mm Polymer 80 handgun, a disassembled AR-15 with 208 rounds loaded in magazines 182 9mm rounds (loaded in magazines), approximately 754.94 grams of suspected Psilocybin mushrooms, approximately 37.69 grams of suspected heroin/fentanyl, approximately 196.86 grams of THC wax, 12 syringes containing suspected liquid Psilocybin, a digital scale, and $846.00 in US currency.
The driver was arrested, charged accordingly and identified as:
Kyle William Benjamin