Harford SWAT team seizes drugs, guns from Aberdeen home of convicted felon

An Aberdeen man arrested by Harford County's SWAT team last week is accused of running "a violent and ongoing drug operation" and was ordered held on $500,000 bail Friday.

Jeremy Dorsey, 26, of the first block of Cree Avenue, who is a convicted felon, was charged with numerous drug and gun charges after Aberdeen police and the Harford County Municipal SWAT Team executed a search warrant at the home at about 6:16 a.m. last Wednesday, according to charging documents.

Officers seized a 12-gauge shotgun with an obliterated serial number and two shells, three boxes of ammunition and shells, two plastic bags with suspected marijuana totaling about 145 grams, a bag with one Oxycodone, a semi-automatic handgun and a Taser, as well as money and other personal items, according to documents.

One plastic bag tested positive for marijuana, according to documents.

Dorsey, a Joppatowne High School graduate, is engaged and expecting a child, public defender Bruce Andres told Harford County District Court Judge Susan Hazlett during a bail review Friday.

He has two prior gun cases and is on parole in at least one gun case, an assistant state's attorney told Hazlett.

He was charged with possessing drugs with intent to distribute, possessing marijuana, possessing a drug other than marijuana, illegally possessing a firearm, possessing a firearm with a felony conviction, illegally possessing ammunition, knowingly altering a firearm ID number, possessing a rifle or shotgun with a felony conviction, two counts of using a firearm in a drug trafficking crime, possessing drug paraphernalia and two counts of possessing firearms when possessing drugs.

The judge set a bail of $500,000 after making sure she was not legally prevented from setting bail in the case.

He was still being held at the detention center Wednesday, according to online records.

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