anne arundel arrest

Anne Arundel County police say they arrested Elwin Douglas Rice Jr. on charges related to possession of firearms illegally and also possession of drugs. Police said Rice was prohibited from possessing a firearm for a former felony conviction. (Anne Arundel County Police Photos / December 4, 2013)

Anne Arundel police arrested a Laurel man Wednesday after a narcotics sting at his home turned up illegal guns and drugs.

Police found two handguns, a Luger 9 mm and a Kimber .45-caliber, in a flak jacket with loaded magazines after a search of the 3500 block of Rippling Way residence. Police said Elwin Douglas Rice Jr., 32, was prohibited from possessing a firearm for a former felony conviction, according to the Maryland State Police Gun Center.

A small amount of marijuana and cocaine paraphernalia were also found in the search.

Rice was arrested and charged with firearm possession with felony conviction; possession of marijuana less than 10 grams; illegal possession of ammunition; illegal possession of firearm; CDS drug possession and possession of bulletproof armor.

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