Heroic tip to Howard County police lead to $200K drug bust in Ellicott City

Howard County Drug Bust

The Howard County police department arrested a 25-year-old man from Ellicott City, with 32 counts of drug possession with intent to distribute. The police were led to Wienberg through a tip delivered, anonymously, to 410-290-DRUG, the county drug line.

$200,000 worth of confiscated illegal drugs
200,000 dollars worth of drugs found in Ellicott City

A court-ordered warrant uncovered $200,000 worth of illicit drugs. Ellicott City police officers found large quantities of marijuana, THC oil, Crystal Ketamine, Cocaine, Heroin, MDMA pills, LSD, Psilocybin mushrooms, Xanax, Amphetamine pills, Suboxone pills and strips, Clonazepam pills and a whopping 5 ½ pounds of crystal methamphetamine.

Suspicious drug activity can be hiding in plain sight. We, at Amatus Health, aspire to empower you to act within your community, to speak out when something is observed. A great resource to deliver your anonymous information is Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland. Maryland residents can call their toll-free number 1-866-7LOCKUP any time to report crimes within their community.

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