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Maryland State Police News Release

Cigarette Seizure

On August 11, 2018 Troopers of the Maryland State Police Princess Anne Barrack conducted a traffic stop on gray Honda Accord bearing New York Registration for traffic violations in the area of northbound US Route 13 and Camp Road, Westover, Somerset County, Maryland.

    Upon contact with the occupants who were identified as Marc J Schwartz, DOB: 5/29/1952 of Staten Island, New York and Luke Norgreen Keough, DOB: 1/10/1991 of Brooklyn, New York. Based on the presence of criminal indicators a K9 scan was conducted on the vehicle. The scan produced a positive alert and a search of the vehicle was conducted. Keough was found to be in possession of cocaine and associated paraphernalia. Schwartz was found to be in possession of 112 cartons of various untaxed cigarettes and a large amount of US currency. Both of the listed subjects were subsequently arrested. Based on the above, the Maryland  Comptroller’s Office was contacted, and Schwartz was released on a Criminal Citation. Keough was taken before a Somerset County District Court Commissioner where he was released on his own recognizance.

All events occurred in Somerset County Maryland