A suspect has been charged for possession of a handgun and drug offenses in Silver Spring

I-270

SILVER SPRING, Md. (WDVM) — A suspect has been charged for possession of a handgun and drug offenses in Silver Spring.

21-year-old Jefferson Ayala-Castillo of Columbia, Maryland was arrested during a traffic stop on October 23rd at approximately 12:15am.

During a routine patrol, a Montgomery County Police officer observed Ayala-Castillo commit a moving violation and observed marijuana in the vehicle.

During the search of the vehicle, officers also found a loaded handgun and discovered he had a suspended Maryland drivers license.

Ayala-castillo is now released on bond.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Local News Headlines

Stay Connected

Events

Don't Miss

More Local News

Trending Stories