On April 2, 2013, at approximately 6:00 a.m., the Ocean City Police Department and the Worcester County Sherriff’s Criminal Enforcement Team concluded a two year investigation with the serving of multiple search warrants in Ocean City, West Ocean City and Berlin.
The target of the investigation identified as Jerry Lee Hurt, 37, of Edgewood, MD, was located in Ocean City and was eventually arrested pursuant to items recovered by police while executing the search warrants at a Berlin residence. The items included two handguns, oxycodone tablets, crack cocaine, and heroin.
Hurt was charged with the following violations:
- Possession of heroin
- Possession of cocaine
- Possession of oxycodone
- Possession with intent to distribute heroin
- Possession with intent to distribute cocaine
- Possession with intent to distribute oxycodone
- 2 counts of possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking offense
Hurt was seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner and held on $100,000 bond. Hurt was transfered to the Worcester County Jail.
Hurt is currently on parole for a previous drug distribution conviction in Harford County. Additional handgun charges are pending.