Man arrested for handgun and drug possession in downtown Silver Spring

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — Montgomery County Police have arrested a man for handgun and drug possession in downtown Silver Spring, Md.

Zachary Scott, 39, has been prohibited from possessing a firearm due to prior criminal convictions.

Scott was observed by officers with drug activity on Monday night outside a convenience store on the 7900 block of Georgia Avenue. Officers approached Scott, who was in possession of around 11 grams of crystal meth, 19 grams of ecstasy, marijuana, needles, and a scale. With a search warrant, officers observed Scott at a hotel room where they found a handgun.

Scott was transported to the central processing unit and is being held without bond.

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