OCEAN CITY NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION LEADS TO ARREST

Andre James Kaczynski, 47, of Ocean Pines

The Ocean City Police Department’s Narcotics Unit recently concluded a follow-up investigation that stemmed from a vehicle collision on December 16, 2011.  Andre James Kaczynski, 47, of Ocean Pines, was charged with driving while impaired, after the pick-up truck he was driving at a high rate of speed struck another vehicle that was stopped at a red light. 

Officers located an amount of Phencyclidine (PCP), a schedule II, controlled dangerous substance, in Kaczynski’s pick-up, which initiated the investigation.  On December 22, 2011, Ocean City Police, with the assistance of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Department, theWorcester CountyState’s Attorney’s Office and the Ocean Pines Police Department, executed a search and seizure warrant at Kaczynski’s home and found amounts of marijuana and PCP.

Kaczynski, who was not at home at the time of the search, was arrested and charged with possession of PCP and possession of marijuana.  After being seen by a District Court Commissioner, Kaczynski was held without bond and was transferred to the Worcester County Jail.