The Ocean City Narcotics Unit was busy this week with the execution of two separate search and seizure warrants. The first, which took place on Sunday, February 6, 2011, in the 800 block of St. Louis Avenue, resulted in the arrest of four individuals. Trina Marie Bowers, 20, of Ocean City, Tyrone Mandela Finnikin, 20, of Ocean City, Leon Anthony Harvey, 25, of Ocean City and one juvenile, were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. They were seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner and released on their own recognizance.
The second search and seizure warrant took place on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, where members of the OCPD Narcotics Unit, with assistance from the DEA and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Enforcement Team, concluded a three month long heroin distribution investigation with the arrest of Lamont Marvin Smith, 22, of Ocean City. After executing the search warrant at Smith’s home on Jamestown Road, a total of 11 grams of heroin and a 2004 Ford Taurus were seized.
Smith was charged with three counts possession of controlled dangerous substance (CDS) and three counts of distribution of CDS. After being seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner, Smith was transferred to Worcester County Jail on a $250,000 bond.