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Man wanted in Fla. is arraigned on drug, fugitive from justice charges

August 05, 2007

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A man wanted by Florida authorities on sexual battery and insurance fraud charges was arraigned Friday in Berkeley County Magistrate Court on drug dealing charges, according to court records.

Raymond Jean-Louise, aka Saul Smith, 30, was charged by Martinsburg Police Department patrolman D.L. English with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and one count of refusal to be fingerprinted, according to records.

Magistrate Jo Ann Overington set a $65,000 bond for Jean-Louise, whose real identity wasn't known until after his arraignment hearing, officials said.

Initially identified as Saul Smith, 33, of 23 Main St., in Woodstock, Va., Martinsburg Police Department Detective S.F. Doyle later informed the court of the man's actual identity, and he was arraigned again as a fugitive from justice and placed in Eastern Regional Jail without bond.

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During a traffic stop Friday along Foxcroft Avenue, English said in his complaint that he seized a total of 3.5 grams of crack and crack cocaine that he believed belonged to Jean-Louise, along with plastic bags, two mobile phones and $3,106 in cash.

The driver of the stopped Ford Explorer, Troy Brammah, 32, of 1332 Hill Crest Drive in Frederick, Md., was arraigned on a charge of driving with a license revoked for DUI, according to records. English said he stopped the car because it was speeding and nearly struck another vehicle on Viking Way, which is off Foxcroft Avenue.

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