Eight charged in Hagerstown drug raid

June 26, 1999

Charges including crack cocaine distribution were lodged against eight people apprehended in a pre-midnight drug raid at 11005 Larch Ave. in Hagerstown on Friday.

All were also charged with possession of crack, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, according to Sgt. Rick Johnson of the Washington County Narcotics Task Force.

* Jessica D. Reed, 20, of 11005 Larch Ave.

* Penny S. Reed, 44, of 11005 Larch Ave.

* Jessica L. Savoy, 19, of 1333 Outer Drive.

* Shannin L. Smothers, 24, of 940E Lanvale St.

* Paul J. Grimes Jr., 43, of 67 E. Franklin St., Apt. 2.

All five were being held Saturday at the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of $75,000 bail each.

* Robert W. Bradley Jr., 23, of 812 Main Ave., posted $75,000 bond and was released Saturday.

Held on $100,000 bond were:


* Darryl Sandson, 27, of 911 Belgian Ave., Apt. 1B, Baltimore.

* John J. Gilmore Jr., 24, of 633 N. Calhoun St., Baltimore.

All eight were first taken to lock-up at the Hagerstown City Police and then to see a bond commissioner.

Officers from the Washington County Narcotics Task Force were assisted by Hagerstown City Police, Washington County Sheriff's deputies, Drug Enforcement Administration agents and street crimes unit members in the 11:55 p.m. execution of a search and seizure warrant for that residence.

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