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UPDATE: Suspects Found Guilty In Ocean City Beach Altercation

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OCEAN CITY, Md. - The four suspects involved in the controversial cell phone video, recorded during an arrest in Ocean City last summer have learned their fate.

Wednesday, 25-year-old Musa Seisay, 25-year-old Dalima Palmer, 25-year-old Abdul Kargbo and 21-year-old Saidu Kargbo were found guilty of various charges stemming from the incident dating back to July 21st, 2013. Police say the group was acting disorderly on the beach while playing with a soccer ball.

The story drew a lot of attention after cell phone video surfaced, showing a police officer taking Palmer to the ground. She was eight months pregnant at the time. The officer says he didn't know she was pregnant until she was already on the ground. It all started when the lifeguard on duty says the group ignored repeated orders to stop playing soccer by the water's edge. He confronted the group, words were exchanged and police were called to the scene.

Palmer, Seisay and Saidu Kargbo were all found guilty of second degree assault. They were found not guilty on all other charges including resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Judge Daniel Mumford found Abdul Kargbo guilty of disorderly conduct and not guilty of resisting arrest. Prior to delivering his verdict, Mumford said he believed Abdul started it all, stating "if he kept his mouth shut, we wouldn't even be here." But Kargbo blames lifeguard Jarred Sears for acting aggressively. He claims Sears came down from his lifeguard stand, approached the group and yelled, "Are you dumb? Are you drunk? Are you expletive retarded?" All four defendants claim they never touched an officer, but the judge credited the officers' testimony that Palmer, Seisay and Saidu Kargbo laid their hands on them.

Palmer and Seisay, the parents of a now six-month-old baby girl, will spend 30 days behind bars. They are to report to county jail in March. Their attorney Bruce Johnson says they plan to appeal the sentence and go to a jury trial. Abdul Kargbo was also sentenced to 30 days in jail and will serve his time behind bars starting March 2. Saidu Kargbo was sentenced to a lenient unsupervised probation and a $500 fine. The Kargbo brothers' attorney Cullen Burke says they are considering an appeal, but are weighing their options at the moment.

The convictions and sentences are as follows:

Musa Seisay guilty of second degree assault. Sentenced to 30 days in county jail.

Dalima Palmer guilty of second degree assault. Sentenced to 30 days in county jail.

Abdul Kargbo guilty of disorderly conduct. Sentenced to 30 days in county jail.

Saidu Kargbo guilty of second degree assault. Sentenced to unsupervised probation before judgement and must pay a $500 fine.

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