On November 8 at 1:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of O’Donnell Place in Waldorf for the report of possible drug activity. Upon making contact with the subjects, officers observed a gun on one of the individuals and recovered a loaded firearm. Drugs and drug paraphernalia were also recovered. Joshua Mykele Claiborne, 22, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with possession of a loaded firearm and possession of drugs with the intent to distribute. He is currently being held at the Charles County Detention Center without bond. Officer Butler is investigating.

Joshua Claiborne

Diane Richardson
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