On March 26, at approximately 6:00 p.m., Ocean City Police Narcotics Unit and Patrol Officers served a Search and Seizure Warrant on 311 Sunset Drive, in reference to the illegal distribution and manufacturing of controlled dangerous substances.
During the on-scene investigation detectives discovered approximately 104 individual Marijuana plants being grown in the unit. Investigators identified the primary suspect at the scene as Christopher Scott Smith, 39, of Ocean City. Ocean City Police seized various items of evidence including numerous pieces of equipment used in the production and growing of Marijuana plants.
Smith was arrested and charged with:
- Manufacturing of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Marijuana)
- Possession of Marijuana
- Possession with intent to distribute Marijuana.
Smith is being held by the Ocean City Police Department pending an initial appearance before an Ocean City District Court Commissioner.