HAGERSTOWN — The Washington County Narcotics Task Force Monday arrested two Hagerstown residents, including a convicted murderer, on drug-trafficking charges.
Phillip Levar Bailey, 52, of 867 Virginia Ave., was charged with three counts each of distribution of crack cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and conspiracy to distribute narcotics, along with single counts of maintaining a common nuisance and possession of controlled paraphernalia, according to court records.
Bailey’s criminal record includes a 1991 conviction for second-degree murder in Baltimore for which he received a 30-year prison sentence, according a statement of probable cause filed by the task force.
Also arrested was Sandy Kay Mills, 44, of the same address.
She was charged with one count each of maintaining a common nuisance, conspiracy to distribute narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of controlled paraphernalia, a task force news release said.
Confidential informants had been used to make purchases of crack cocaine from Bailey on Feb. 20, Feb. 28 and Monday, the charging documents said.