Patrol Officer Locates Gun During Suspicious Vehicle Investigation: On February 19, an officer responded to the Marshall Hall Boat Ramp in Bryans Road for the report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon making contact with the driver, the officer detected the odor of marijuana. Further investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of marijuana and a loaded handgun. The driver, Josue Ricardo Gonzalez Aguirre, 20, of Clinton, is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to being under the age of 21 and was arrested and charged accordingly. On February 19, a district court commissioner released Aguirre from the Charles County Detention Center on a $2,000 unsecured bond on the condition he will not possess any firearms. Officer D. Kirby investigated.

Aguirre, Josue Ricardo Gonzalez

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