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Police Arrest 12 People On Drug Charges In Ocean City

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OCEAN CITY, Md. - A joint undercover drug operation, has lead to a dozen arrests in one local beach town. In the month of June, Ocean City Police Criminal Investigation Division and Narcotics Unit, along with the Worcester County Sheriff's Office Criminal Enforcement Team, have conducted numerous plain clothed operations in Ocean City. During these investigations, officers have made 12 arrests, and seized various drugs, paraphernalia, and cash.

The following people have been arrested during these operations:
- Kassahun Assefa Kassa, 20, of Alexandria VA
     Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana

- Maurice George Gay, 26, of Washington, DC
    Possession, Distribution and Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana

- Gervon William Norris, 19, of Capital Heights, MD
Possession and Distribution of Marijuana

- Keith Aaron Ruffin, Jr., 18, of Harrisburg, PA
Possession and Distribution of Marijuana

- Patrick Marquis Clemons, 19, of Baltimore, MD
Possession and Distribution of Marijuana

- Christopher Joseph Benedetto, 22, of Ocean City, MD
Possession and Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana

- Andres Salvador Collier, 28, of Amityville, NY
Possession and Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana

- Isadora Marie Thomas, 20, of Ocean City, MD
Possession of Marijuana

- Arius Kajuan Marcelin, 22, of Salisbury, MD
Possession with Intent to Distribution Crack Cocaine
Distribution and Possession of Crack Cocaine

- Beau Brandon Fitzgerald, 20, of Severn, MD
Possession and Distribution of Marijuana

- Desmond Njemsen Acha, 18, of Westminster, MD
Possession and Distribution of Marijuana

- Justin Andrew Parsons, 18, of Narvon, PA
Possession and Distribution of Cocaine

Police are encouraging people to not buy, sell, or use illegal drugs in Ocean City or Worcester County. OCPD are openly admitting that they will continue running these plain clothes operations, to ensure the safety of the public.

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