Gaithersburg Man Charged for Untaxed Cigarettes

It's a felony to bring more than 2 packs of cigarettes per person into the state

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    Osman was held at the Frederick County jail on a $12,500 bond.

    A Gaithersburg man was arrested for possession of marijuana and untaxed cigarettes following a traffic stop, according to Frederick City Police.

    Police said Abdul Osman, 28, was stopped on the 1000 block of West Patrick Street for a broken tail light. Officers said that during the traffic stop they also found that Osman was driving with a suspended license.

    Authorities said they uncovered a small amount of marijuana and 50 cartons of cigarettes with Virginia tax stamps on them. In Maryland, it is a felony to bring more than two packs of cigarettes per person into the state.

    Police charged Osman with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia, as well as driving with a suspended license and transporting untaxed cigarettes.