Md. police arrest 7 after stop turns up drugs, gun

June 12, 2008

Seven men who said they were on their way to a popular music festival in Tennessee were arrested Wednesday night by Maryland State Police in Hagerstown after police found drugs and a handgun during traffic stops, according to a press release.

Police made four traffic stops in which they found a handgun, marijuana and LSD and "several hundred items" of paraphernalia, the release states.

The seven men ranged in age from 20 to 30 and said they were on their way to the Bonnaroo music festival, police said.

The men were identified as follows by police:

· Aron J. Travis, 30, of West Glover, Vt.

· Robert S. Kermidas, 20, of Castle Creek, N.Y.

· Michael D. Warne, 20, of Binghamton, N.Y.

· Christopher C. Loh, 20, of Ringoes, N.J.

· Daniel J. Hatch, 20, of Doylestown, Pa.

· William C. Tanner, 21, of Lunenburg, N.Y.


· Mark P. Poinier, 20, of Lunenberg, N.Y.

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