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Maryland men charged with murder conspiracy
Two Maryland men are facing conspiracy to commit murder charges in Caroline County.
Sgt. C.A. Heywood stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Rogers Clark Boulevard and Ladysmith Road for failing to drive on the right side of the highway on June 23, Caroline Sheriff Tony Lippa said today.
After an investigation, a firearm was found and details were uncovered that the pair 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 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.