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Three face drug charges after raid in Hagerstown

July 18, 2008

A search and seizure warrant executed Wednesday in Hagerstown netted three arrests for drugs, according to Sgt. Todd Kerns, director of the Washington County Narcotics Task Force.

Agents entering 111 E. Washington St. found more than 200 dosage units of LSD and 100 Ecstasy pills, and small amounts of marijuana and hallucinogenic mushrooms. Total value of the confiscated items was estimated at more than $5,000.

Approximately $1,000 also was seized.

  • Corey Patrick Ridge, 19, of 111 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, was being held Friday on $80,000 bond at the Washington County Detention Center, jail officials said.

    Charges against Ridge include six counts of possession of illegal drugs, four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts each of conspiracy to distribute illegal drugs, possession with intent to distribute illegal drugs and maintaining a common nuisance, and one count each of resisting arrest and distribution of LSD and Ecstasy, police said.

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  • Jaquan Lamar Bond, 25, also of 111 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, was charged with three counts each of possession of illegal drugs and possession with intent to distribute illegal drugs, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Bail of $30,000 was imposed and Bond was released, according to a bond commissioner.

  • Austin Gregory Rippeon, 19, of 8212 Skipwidth Drive, Frederick, Md., was released on personal recognizance, a bond commissioner said.

    His charges include one count each of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    Anyone wishing to report narcotics information is encouraged to contact the NTF by calling 301-791-3205 or emailing drugtip@washco-md.net.

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