Traffic stop

Maryland State Police seize several items containing marijuana and THC during a traffic stop on Sept. 22 near the intersection of Route 113 and Germantown Road in Berlin.

(Oct. 11, 2019) Two people were arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop last month off Route 113 in Berlin, the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack said. 

Samuel Gustavo Mirkin, 49, of Baltimore, and May Hong Do, 37, of Pikesville, Maryland, were charged with possession of more than 10 grams of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute, according to state police. 

Samuel Gustavo Mirkin

Samuel Gustavo Mirkin, 49, of Baltimore

May Hong Do

May Hong Do, 37, of Pikesville, Maryland

The arrest stems from an incident around 1:55 p.m. on Sept. 22 when state police stopped a silver 2013 Toyota Camry near the intersection of Route 113 and Germantown Road in Berlin.

The responding officer searched the car after reportedly smelling marijuana, according to state police. 

Following the traffic stop, the responding officer recovered 10 jars of marijuana, 27 jars of THC-infused cookies, 151 white tubes containing marijuana cigarettes, eight glass jars with trace amounts of THC wax, one purple glass jar containing suspected THC hash, and two multicolored smoking devices with trace amounts of suspected marijuana.

Additionally, one vape pen and 10 one-ounce glass bottles contained a suspected amount of THC oil, according to police findings. Thirty-one plastic bottles containing suspected infused THC oil also were discovered. 

Three cell phones and $1,844.25 in cash were also found, according to state police reported.

Do and Mirkin posted a $5,000 bond on Sept. 22, according to Maryland District Court records. They were both in court for a preliminary hearing request on Sept. 30.

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