Police Bust Four for Heroin and Pot After Suspicious Car Check at Harbour Center

Police arrest four people, including a Riva man, in connection with an ongoing heroin eradication initiative known as “Heroin Overdose Prevention and Eradication (HOPE).” The arrests started with a vehicle check at the Harbour Center in Annapolis on Sunday (Feb. 2) at 1:39 p.m., according to a media release from Justin Mulcahy, spokesman for Anne Arundel County Police Department.

Police said that at the time, police recovered paraphernalia and a large sum of money from the vehicle occupants. Police also got posession of an Extended Stay of America motel room key card.

Detectives went to the Extended Stay room, in the unit block of Womack Drive in Annapolis. At the room the police reported smelling suspected marijuana coming from the room. Detectives then secured the room and searched it, allowing them to recover:

  • 8.2 grams of suspected heroin
  • 14.0 grams of suspected marijuana
  • 19 tablets of oxycodone hydrochloride
  • $2,096 in U.S. currency

Four suspects were taken into custody. They are: Carlos Dewayne Abney Jr., 25, of Annapolis; Lauren Zhane Surgeon, 18, of Annapolis; William Hunter Hardesty, 26, of Riva; and Devonte Rishard Long, 21, of Annapolis.


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