Ocean City Police Charges One in Serious Assault
OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 26, 2020): On June 26, 2020, at approximately 5:36 a.m. Ocean City police officers responded to a call for a fight in progress at 5400 Coastal Hwy.
Upon officer’s arrival, they located a suspect, Dalton M. Rowles, 23, Sherman’s Dale, Pennsylvania in the parking lot. Witnesses informed officers that the victim was upstairs in a room. Officers quickly located the victim, 24-year-old male, with multiple stab wounds. Officers rendered emergency medical care on scene. Ocean City EMS transported the victim to PRMC with non-life threatening injuries. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that the Rowles and the victim were acquaintances.
Rowles was arrested on scene. Rowles has been charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. He is in custody at the Ocean City Police Department waiting to be seen by a Maryland District Court Commissioner.