Prince George’s County Man, Marvel David Yarborough Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Gun Charges
Admitted Possessing an AM-15 Rifle in Furtherance of His Drug Trafficking
Greenbelt, MD (STL.News) Marvel David Yarborough, age 30, of Capitol Heights, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to the federal charges of possession with intent to distribute controlled substances and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
The guilty plea was announced by Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Jonathan F. Lenzner; Special Agent in Charge Timothy Jones of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Baltimore Field Division; and Chief Malik Aziz of the Prince George’s County Police Department.
According to his guilty plea, on February 21, 2020, Prince George’s County Police officers conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle being driven by Yarborough, after observing that the driver was not wearing a seat belt and did not properly use his turn signal. When approaching the vehicle officers observed Yarborough attempting to conceal objects in his groin area and detected the odor of phencyclidine (“PCP”) from his person and vehicle. Yarborough was searched and officers recovered approximately 34 baggies and capsules containing a white, rock-like substance.