- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 1, 2014

DENTON, Md. (AP) - Maryland State Police say they expect more arrests after four people were charged in an in an effort to dismantle a drug trafficking organization on the Eastern Shore.

Police announced Monday that the organization was responsible for distributing heroin and a variety of other drugs throughout the Upper Shore region.

Police say 27-year-old Byron Drummond, 25-year-old Joseph Dean and 22-year-old Taylor Gibson have been charged with being a drug kingpin and possessing a large amount of heroin. They are from Denton. Police also say 36-year-old Gary Kess Jr., of Windsor Mill, is charged with possession of a large amount of a controlled dangerous substance. They were arrested last week.

An additional suspect was arrested by Delaware State Police after Maryland authorities sent information developed in the investigation.

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