The Ocean City Police Department recently arrested a man responsible for several residential burglaries in the Ocean City area that have taken place since November 2010. Acting on information from concerned citizens, detectives were informed of a suspect, who was later identified as William Keith Freeman, 25, of Ocean City.
On February 8, 2011, Ocean City Police served a search and seizure warrant on Freeman’s residence and vehicle and located several of the items reported stolen, including items stolen in the recent burglary of Bailey’s Pharmacy. In addition, Ocean City Police recovered items that had been reported stolen in burglaries being handled by the Worcester County Bureau of Investigation and the Delaware State Police.
Freeman was arrested by Ocean City Police and charged with first, second and fourth degree burglary, three counts of theft, malicious destruction of property, possession of controlled dangerous substance and possession of paraphernalia. After being seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner, Freeman was transferred to Worcester County Jail on a $50,000 bond.
Police are asking anyone with information concerning Freeman’s involvement in additional burglaries in Ocean City to contact the Ocean City Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 410.723.6604.