Ocean City Police Continue to Make Arrests for June Crime
OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 17, 2020): The Ocean City Police Department has worked thoroughly to identify and arrest suspects in recent assaults and unruly activity. Two examples of recent arrests include the seizure of an AK-47 firearm and a separate case for a first-degree assault. The information on these cases are below:
Seizure of an AK-47 Firearm: On June 10, 2020, Ocean City Police located a city ordinance violation involving several subjects sleeping in a motor vehicle. Upon contacting the occupants, officers detected the odor of marijuana. The officers also learned one of the subjects had an active arrest warrant out of Harrisburg, PA for discharging a firearm into an occupied structure. Officers began searching the vehicle and located bullet holes in the rear tailgate of the vehicle. Officers also located marijuana, a Glock 23 .40 caliber handgun, and a Century Arms Micro Draco 7.62 x 39 mm pistol (assault style handgun).
The following suspects were arrested:
- Ijahmiere Miquel Mckinney, 19 (Harrisburg PA): CDS Possession with intent to distribute
- Juvenile Male, 17, (Harrisburg PA) CDS Possession with intent to distribute
- Juvenile Male, 16, (Harrisburg PA) CDS Possession with intent to distribute
- Ty’ant Kiaun Gibson, 18, (Harrisburg PA) CDS Possession with intent to distribute, Loaded handgun on person, Possession of a Firearm minor, Assault weapon/mag use, CDS: Distr Etc. W/Firearm, Firearm/Drug Traf Crime
Suspect Arrested for First Degree Assault (Stabbing): At around 3:30 a.m. on June 13, 2020, the Ocean City Police Department received a call from Peninsula Regional Medical Center advising they were treating a victim of a stabbing that occurred in Ocean City. The initial investigation revealed a verbal altercation escalated into a physical altercation. During the physical altercation, the victim was hit with a stun gun, stabbed, and stomped by multiple suspects. Further investigation revealed the identity of the suspect, Alizae Giselle Lugo, 21, (Lebanon PA) who was placed under arrest on June 14, 2020 for first degree assault, second degree assault, and reckless endangerment. The victim is expected to make a full recovery from this incident.