SALISBURY MAN ARRESTED IN OCEAN CITY FOR SELLING HEROIN

Arnesto Lee Smith

Arnesto Lee Smith

On September 19, 2012, the Ocean City Police Narcotics Unit and the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, with the assistance of the Patrol Division, concluded a heroin distribution investigation with the arrest of Arnesto Lee Smith, 33, of Salisbury, Maryland.

Smith was arrested after a four week undercover investigation, in which narcotics detectives made several purchases of heroin from Smith. Police arrested Smith in the 45th Street area of Ocean City. During the arrest, several officers were needed to restrain Smith who was ultimately subdued with a TASER.

At the time of his arrest, Smith was in possession of 4-bags of heroin, numerous Xanax pills as well as a quantity of money all of which were seized as evidence.

Ocean City Police Narcotics Detectives charged Smith with:

  • Four counts of possession of heroin with intent to distribute.
  • Three counts of distribution of heroin.
  • Possession of Xanax with the intent to distribute.
  • Possession of heroin and possession of Xanax.
  • Resisting arrest.
 
Smith was seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner and was held on $75,000 bond. Smith was transferred to the Worcester County Jail.