OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 22, 2015): On July 19, 2015 at approximately 12:45 a.m. a boardwalk business owner alerted Ocean City police of a man with a gun on the Boardwalk in the downtown area. The man had not made any threats with the weapon but it was visible to Boardwalk patrons. Using the City Watch camera system, Ocean City Communications staff was able to locate and track the suspect near 7th Street and the Boardwalk and officers quickly responded.
Upon arrival, officers located the suspect, later identified as Mohammad W. Imani, 20, of Woodbridge, VA, and detained him immediately without incident. Officers located a semi-automatic handgun on Imani’s person that was determined to be stolen from the Spotsylvania County, VA area.
Ocean City police have charged Imani with multiple charges including possession of a stolen handgun. Imani was seen by a Maryland District Court Commissioner and was transferred to the Worcester County Jail on $40,000 bond.