EASTON — Ten people have been charged in connection with a nine-month heroin distribution investigation recently completed by the Easton Police Department.
Police identified those charged as Gary L. Green, 22, of Easton; William J. Graves, 47, of Caroline County; Devin J. Gallagher, 21, of Cambridge; Jordan T. Scheminant, 21, of Easton; Devin W. Adams, 25, of Easton; Keith T. Dixon, 40, of Easton; Cameron D. Mills, 22, of Easton; Bradford P. Lambert, 66, of Easton; Ned Trader, 63, Cambridge; and Jason S. Cummings, 24, of Tilghman.
Police said the investigation targeted those who were active in networks responsible for distributing heroin sold in Easton.
The apprehensions of those charged occurred on several different occasions without incidents, according to police.
However, police said Gallagher was the subject of the multi-agency search that occurred Aug. 30 along U.S. Route 50 near the Royal Farms in which he ran from police into the area behind the gas station.
Several days later, police said Gallagher was found in Kent County and taken into custody by members of the Maryland State Police Narcotics Task Force.
In addition to the arrests, police seized a 2006 Honda Civic, 132 capsules and six bags of heroin with a street value of about $3,140.
Green, Graves, Adams, Mills, Lambert, Trader and Cummings are charged with distribution of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to distribute and possession of heroin.
Gallagher and Scheminant are charged with distribution of heroin, conspiracy to distribute heroin, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, conspiracy of possessing heroin with the intent to distribute, possession of heroin and conspiracy to possess heroin.
Dixon is charged with distribution of heroin, possessing heroin and resisting arrest.
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