Shots Fired, Drug Suspects Arrested In Severn: Police


Authorities said they found these guns, bullets and drugs Saturday in a car occupied by Cornell Walker II of Severn and Edward Dwight Cully of Bowie. Officers arrested both suspects. (Courtesy of the Anne Arundel County Police Department)

SEVERN, MD - After shots were fired this weekend in Severn, police said they arrested two men on gun and drug charges. Nobody was hurt in this case.

Officers identified the arrestees as:

  • 24-year-old Cornell Walker II of Severn
  • 23-year-old Edward Dwight Cully of Bowie

Authorities said they were called Saturday around 1:20 a.m. for gunshots in the 300 block of Jena Circle.

Responding police officers said they saw a silver Nissan sedan speeding away. 

Authorities said they stopped the car on Annapolis Road near Reese Road.

Police said they found these items in the car:

  • Two 9mm Polymer 80 handguns
  • Numerous rounds of live ammunition 
  • A clear small bag containing 7 suspected Fentanyl pills
  • Two small scales 

Officers said they found numerous spent shell casings at the scene of the gunfire. 

A green 2021 Toyota Tacoma truck had a bullet hole in the rear right passenger side door, authorities said.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department said it later spotted a stolen 9mm Glock 19 with an auto switch and empty extended magazine on the side of the road near where the traffic stop was conducted. 

Authorities said they found this gun near where they stopped the suspects. (Courtesy of the Anne Arundel County Police Department)

Court records show that both suspects were charged with:

  • Drug possession - Large Amount (Felony)
  • Possession of a firearm without a serial number (Misdemeanor)
  • Handgun in vehicle (Misdemeanor)
  • Loaded handgun in vehicle (Misdemeanor)

Walker's file says he was also charged with possession of contraband within a place of confinement, a misdemeanor. 

Judge Thomas V. Miller III held both suspects without bond on Monday, their records say.

This map shows the area where officers said the shots were fired.

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