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Two Maryland men are facing conspiracy to commit murder charges in Caroline County.
Date published: 7/3/2012
Two Maryland men face charges in Caroline County of conspiracy to commit murder.
Sgt. C.A. Heywood stopped a vehicle June 23 for being on the wrong side of the road near Carmel Church, Caroline Sheriff Tony Lippa said Monday. The stop was near the intersection of Rogers Clark Boulevard and Ladysmith Road.
In an investigation, a firearm was found, and information indicated that the men were traveling to Florida to commit a gang-related murder, Lippa said. No other details were released.
The driver, Douglas Terrell Hayes, 24, of Great Mills, Md., is charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, felony gang activity, driving under the influence--second offense, possession of marijuana--fifth offense, driving on a suspended license and failing to drive on the right side of the highway.
Ray Arron Johnson, 28, of Port Republic, Md., is charged with conspiracy to commit murder and being drunk in public.
Both are being held without bond at Pamunkey Regional Jail.
A court date is set for Aug. 3 in Caroline General District Court.
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