POLICE SEIZE LARGE AMOUNT OF MARIJUANA IN 3 DAYS

During the week of December 5, 2011, narcotics investigators from the Ocean City Police Department and the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team and Delaware State Police conducted three separate narcotics trafficking investigations, which culminated in the seizure of almost 5 pounds of marijuana with a total street value of approximately $43,000.

Beginning on December 7, 2011, Ocean City Police detectives in cooperation with the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop in Worcester County, during which police recovered almost 2 pounds of marijuana having a street value of over $14,000.  As a result of the traffic stop and subsequent seizure of marijuana, police arrested the occupants of the vehicle and identified them as: Kimo Earl Grant-Johnson, 24, of Ocean City, and Daniel James Stuart, 21, of Selbyville, Delaware.

During this investigation, police developed sufficient probable cause to obtain two different search and seizure warrants for both Grant-Johnson’s residence in Ocean City, and another residence in Selbyville.  OCPD detectives were assisted by the Delaware State Police in Selbyville and located approximately a pound and a half of marijuana at that residence in Selbyville, having an approximately value of $14,000.  Investigators located a quantity of marijuana at Grant-Johnson’sOceanCity residence as well.

Both Grant-Johnson and Stuart have been charged with:

  • Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana
  • Possession of Marijuana
  •  Possession of CDS Paraphernalia

Grant-Johnson and Stuart were seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner; both were held on $10,000 bond and transferred to the Worcester County jail.

On December 8, 2011, Ocean City Police narcotics investigators and members of the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement team served a search and seizure warrant at 307 8th Street, unit D.  Police seized approximately one pound of marijuana having a street value of about $9000. The resident of the unit was arrested and identified as Robert Wayne Pippin, Jr. 32, of Ocean City. 

Pippin has been charged with:

  • Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of CDS Paraphernalia

Pippin was seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner and was held on $25,000 bond. Pippin was transferred to the Worcester County Jail.

On December 9, 2011, OCPD narcotics investigators and members of the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, served a search and seizure warrant at 14501 Tunnel Avenue, Unit 304.  During the search of the residence, police recovered over a half pound of marijuana having a value of approximately $4700.   As a result of the search and seizure warrant police arrested Robert Francis Grandelli, 43, of Ocean City.

Grandelli has been charged with:

  • Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of CDS Paraphernalia

Grandelli was seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner and held on $25,000 bond.  Grandelli was transferred to the Worcester County Jail.