On August 18, 2012, at approximately 12:40 a.m. members of the Ocean City Police Narcotics Unit and the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team were investigating the illegal distribution of Marijuana in the area of 608 Philadelphia Avenue. During the investigation, OCPD detectives and uniformed police personnel attempted to arrest two suspects for distribution of controlled dangerous substances (CDS) on the porch of 608 Philadelphia Ave.
As police were attempting to place the suspects under arrest, the suspects began to struggle and fight with the officers. At this time, several other occupants of the residence exited the residence and began to interfere with the arresting officers and fight with the police.
Police, who had to call for additional units to assist with the arrest, located additional marijuana from the top floor unit where friends of the suspects were staying.
In all, four suspects were arrested as follows:
Thomas William Mullen, 20, of Pearl River, NY – Charged with Conspiracy to Distribute CDS and Resisting Arrest.
Andrew James McAllister, 20, of Garnerville, NY – Charged with Distribution of CDS.
Michael Anthony Sadori, 20, of North Rockland, NY – Charged with Charged with Conspiracy to Distribute CDS and Resisting Arrest.
Thomas Patrick Brannigan, Jr., 20, of Garnerville, NY – Charged with Distribution of CDS.
After being seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner, all four suspects were transferred to the Worcester County Jail were they are being held on $7500.00 bond.